The Redesigned SAT (2016) Reference document (pdf) from our October 22, 2016 GPS-Higher Ed event on Preparing for the new SAT.
The New SAT College Admission Test: What You Need to Know will be presented at 10:30 a.m. to noon with Effi Rouse. K-12 Director at the College Board and Jeff Feucht, Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services at Glenbard District #87. The SAT has replaced the ACT as the College Entrance Exam to be given in the Glenbard Schools and throughout the state of Illinois. The SAT measures college and career readiness skills and is closely aligned to the high school curriculum. Not only has the test changed but the SAT exam itself has undergone major changes into what will be tested, and how it will be scored. Junior, sophomore and freshmen parents and students will want to attend to better understand and prepare for the revised SAT.
The FAFSA opened on October 1. The deadlines to file vary by university or college. Students and families should be encouraged to investigate the FAFSA deadline for their specfic colleges of interest.
High school seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend the FAFSA financial aid completion workshop on Oct. 22 from 10:30pm-1:30pm in the Glenbard East computer lab. Participants will receive one-on-one assistance from financial aid specialists at the Illinois Assistance Corps to file the FAFSA financial aid form online. Please bring the following necessary documentation:2015 Federal tax returns, 2015 W2 forms and record of untaxed income and investment/asset /business value. Assistance will be available in Spanish and English.
Also, on Oct. 22, psychologist Ferney Ramirez will present a program in Spanish entitled The Ten Keys to School Success, from 10:30a.m.-noon. What kind of parenting style is most conducive to learning and success in life? Parents will learn how to parent with empathy, and set healthy limits to positively influence the attitudes and choices of their children.
Glenbard East is at 1014 S.Main Street in Lombard. A free continental breakfast and babysitting will be provided.
FAFSA (Bring Necessary Forms) Spanish and English – computer lab
The College Admission Test: Tips to Prepare For the New SAT
Library in English,
Large study hall room in Spanish
FAFSA – Taller del proceso en llenar los formularios para Seniors (Traiga los documentos necesarios)
10:30 a.m., a 1:30 p.m., Salón de computación;
Ferney Ramírez, de La Familia Primero
Como establecer límites y disciplinar a su hijo para obtener éxito duradero, a lo largo de toda la vida
10:30 a.m. a Medio Día, Glenbard East