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JEOPARDY is Coming to Millikan (Deadline Nov. 16th) Posted 11/8/18

 JEOPARDY is Coming to Millikan!!!

 

January 15 - 17, 2019

 

To compete, a Jeopardy Qualifier (JQ) will be administered to Millikan students from 3-3:30pm in the Auditorium on Tuesday, November 27th.  The top 18 scores from each grade level will participate. 

You must arrive by 2:50pm.

 

To take the November 27th JQ, you must be in 10th, 11th or 12th Grades (sorry freshmen… next year…)

 

**MUST REGISTER**

 

Between November 2nd and November 16th.

 

TO REGISTER:  Provide your NAME & GRADE

Via text at (562)599-9073
or

Via email at jimthejeopardyguy@yahoo.com 

Four Year Plan

Four-Year Plan

9th Grade: Freshman Year

10th Grade: Sophomore Year

  • Begin a Four-Year Plan.
  • Become familiar with the graduation requirements.
  • Become familiar with the UC/CSU a-g subject requirements.
  • Work on your grades!  Aim for A’s and B’s in all of your classes. Attend tutoring if needed.
  • Start thinking about your academic and career goals.   Use www.cacareerzone.org to do career searches to find your interests.
  • Use www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org for college searches and making a plan for the future.
  • Take the PSAT 8/9 (pre-SAT) test in the fall. Link PSAT scores to Khan Academy.
  • Get Involved!  Join clubs, do extra-curricular activities and volunteer.  Keep track of what you do and how often.
  • Sign up for SAT Question of the Day. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day or download the app to your smart phone for daily practice.
  • Review your Four-Year Plan. Challenge yourself to take honors or AP courses.
  • Keep your grades up.  Continue to be involved at school and in your community.
  • Begin work on service learning hours.
  • Make preliminary inquiries about careers, colleges and majors: Use www.cacareerzone.org for careers and www.bigfuture.org  for college searches. 
  • www.californiacolleges.edu provides great information about CA colleges and universities.
  • Take the PSAT (pre-SAT) test in the fall.  This is required for all 10th graders. Practice: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.htmlLink PSAT scores to Khan Academy.
  • Sign up to take Pathways in the spring.  This 9 week junior class will help you in researching colleges, preparing your college applications and finding scholarships.
  • Create a professional e-mail account that you will check regularly.

 

11th Grade: Junior Year

 

12th Grade: Senior Year

  • Make sure you are taking the appropriate courses.  Challenge yourself to a rigorous schedule.   Take honors or AP courses.
  • Continue working on service learning hours.
  • Take the PSAT/NMSQT in the fall.  http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html. Link PSAT scores to Khan Academy.
  • Take the SAT www.sat.collegeboard.org and/or the ACT www.act.org in the spring; www.number2.com and www.testprepreview.com offer helpful study guides.
  • Refine your list of possible college choices and review their entrance requirements. 
  • Visit individual college websites.  VISIT COLLEGE CAMPUSES!!!
  • Make regular visits to the College and Career Center.
  • Develop a resume.  Visit www.californiacolleges.edu for a resume builder.
  • Apply for scholarships: www.fastweb.com or www.studentscholarships.org
  • Apply for a FSA ID (electronic signature) for online FAFSA.  www.pin.ed.gov
  • Start talking to teachers, coaches, administrators, counselors, and people in the community about letters of recommendation (for college and scholarship applications).
  • Interested in the military?  Not sure about what career to choose?  Take the ASVAB.  http://www.asvabprogram.com/
  • Check your professional email account (which you will use for all college or scholarship related correspondence) on a regular basis.
  • Make sure you are taking the appropriate courses.  Challenge yourself to a rigorous schedule.   Take honors or AP courses.
  • Continue working on service learning hours.
  • Take the SAT www.sat.collegeboard.org and/or the ACT www.act.org in the fall (not later than December).
  • Finalize your list of college choices and apply in the fall.  Note application deadlines! 
  • Visit individual college websites.  VISIT COLLEGE CAMPUSES!!!
  • Make regular visits to the College and Career Center.
  • Develop a resume. Visit www.californiacolleges.edu for a resume builder.
  • Apply for scholarships.  Register with www.fastweb.com or www.studentscholarships.org
  • Apply for a FSA ID (electronic signature) for online FAFSA and begin applying for financial aid in the fall (October) at www.fafsa.gov
  • Secure letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, coaches, etc. if required for college or scholarship applications.
  • College Bound Athletes:  Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center www.eligibilitycenter.org.  
  • Interested in the military?  Not sure about what career to choose?  Take the ASVAB.  http://www.asvabprogram.com/
  • Check your professional email account (which you will use for all college or scholarship related correspondence) on a regular basis.
  • Check your college student portal (email) for any requests or placement testing information.
  • MEET ALL DEADLINES!!!