Senior Ex activity from Heather here.
February 17 (no school) Vacation
Recommendations! (for jobs, college applications and scholarships)
(You may need to carry some of these activities in to the 8 minute advisories this week
Letters of Recommendation and job References View Download
1. Print off and make enough copies of pages 2 and 3 (double sided)for your advisees. Page 1 is for you to use as needed.
2. Here is another great form for kids to fill out and give to teachers when asking for a recommendation View Download
How To Get a Good Letter of Recommendation (share and discuss)
Sample Letter View Download
More good articles for students to look over:
References (for a job)
Video...Is it a good idea to ask a friend to be a job reference?
Ask students to start a list of references
Funny letter of recommendation (job) to share
Junior Year Action Plan (CollegeBoard)
Funny college essay "bloopers" from Bates and Vassar.
Ten Tips for Juniors from a Senior
From The Common Application: “Extracurricular Activities & Work Experience.” (article from NYT) View Download
Paying for college
The Cost of Education
College Loan Calculator
What Does a Loan Cost?
Types of Financial Aid
High School courses/ career connection information View Download
Are you ready for your Senior year? View Download
Choosing classes for college success
Choosing Classes For Next Year (Print)