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5th grade 6th grade
We will be talking about
what college we want to research.
Today we will talk about what college we want to research.
|We will research about what college we choose.||
Today we will research what college we choose.
|We will try to finish our college writing today if not they will get it on the weekend to do.||
You will need to complete and hand in the following as part of your college research:
- Map of the College: You will need to print or create a map of your college or university. If it is a large university, choose a specific area for your map.
- Map of College ___
- If the map is not in color, use colored pencils to add color. ___
- History of the College: You will need to include a brief history of the college including such items as the date it was founded, who it was founded by, and any other related information.
- Date it was founded ___
- Who was it founded by? ___
- What was the original purpose of the school? ___
- What is the university known for? ___
- Famous alumni ___
- Traditions ___
- College Mascot: Most colleges have a mscot. These mascots represent the college, appearing on apparel, running around at games, and play-fighting other mascots to shoe their superiority.
- Identify who or what is the mascot for the college? Find a picture of the mascot and you may print that. ___
- The history behind the mascot ___
- Has their mascot changed over the years?___________________
If so, what did it used to be?______________________
- Description of College: The following should be highlighted: whether it is a public or private college, religious affiliation, location, size, and facilities.
- Sports Facilities ___
- Library ___
- Dining Centers ___
- Student Workout/Recreation Facilities ___
- How Big (Campus/Enrollment) ___
- Diversity of Student Body ___
- Public or private ___
- Singlesex or co-educational ___
- Location ___
- Is there a religious affiliation ___
- Reputation ___
- High School Requirements: What does this college expect of you in high school?
- Grade Point Average ___
- Skills ___
- Extracurricular Activities ___
- Community Service ___
- Discipline Record ___
- Credits ___
- Specific Classes ___
- ACT/SAT Scores ___
- Financial Aid and Scholarships: Explain what types of aid and scholarships are offered, a typical award, student requirements for scholarships and financial aid, deadlines, etc.
- What specific scholarships are available? ___
- What is the difference between a grant and a loan? ___
- How much can students usually get? ___
- What factors is financial aid based on? ___
- What is FAFSA? ___
- Social Activities: Provide information about extracurricular activities, intramurals, varsity sports, Greek life, volunteer service, etc.
- Clubs (Theater, Government, etc., History) ___
- What is a fraternity or sorority? Which ones are present? What do they stand for? ___
- What volunteering opportunities are there? ___
- Is there an intramural program? ___
- On Campus Living: Discuss dorms that are available, lottery system, number of years that on-campus housing is guaranteed, how to request a roommate, how to change a roommate, items that you can bring to your dorm room, alcohol and drug policy in the dorms.
- How many dorms are there? ___
- What does the typical dorm room look like? ___
- How old are the dorms? ___
- What are the rules in a dorm setting? ___
- Can students live in them year-round? ___
- Meal Plans: Discuss the dining halls that are available, cost, where they are, what they offer, late night menu, etc.
- How many student dining centers are there? ___
- When are they open? ___
- What kinds of food do they offer? ___
- What is the cost? ___
Included in your project should be the following:
- List of Questions: After concluding your research, you should come up with a list of 5 questions that you still have. These questions could be asked to various people that work at the college during an admissions visit (admissions, career services, financial aid, housing, academics, etc.)
- Visual Presentation- You should provide a visual to go along with your essay. This can be a poster, PowerPoint, tri-fold
Important Links to Review Information:
Review topics- https://www.brainpop.com/ UN- 29q116 PW dolphin
Review Geography- http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm
This is what you should have for your assiment