The CRC is open for all of your post-secondary questions. Please feel free to use this site to search for scholarships, download college applications, and find information on the ACT and SAT. There are also many other features including a calendar with important test dates and deadlines, a CRC News page and a Links page. Please take a moment to browse around!
We are looking forward to a great year of helping you with your college and career plans.
The Osseo School District, North Hennepin Chamber of Commerce and Channel 12 partnered up to create 10 minute career exploration videos. The video's were created at Park Center High School with the help of Park Center's Video Club as well as Channel 12's Dave Kiser. We hope you take a look and find them beneficial!
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have...
Tiffany McGrath 763-391-8761
The Maple Grove Senior High CEEB Code 241-489 Official Test Scores (ACT/SAT) must be sent directly from the testing service to College or University
ACT The ACT is a widely used college entrance exam that assesses students' readiness for college level work.ACT suggests students take official exams in the spring of their junior year. Students can also get free online resources to prepare for the test. In addition to the quick and easy access of registering online, students will receive immediate confirmation of their registration. Seniors who are taking college entrance tests for the first time or re-taking the test should do so in October. This will insure that your results will be back in time to include them with your college application. The ACT sections include: English, Reading, Science and Math. Writing component is optional. Official website: http://www.actstudent.org/ AND http://www.act.org/products/k-12-act-test/
ACCUPLACER ACCUPLACER is a suite of tests that determines your knowledge in math, reading and writing as you prepare to enroll in college-level courses. Community and Technical colleges use the ACCUPLACER as a college entrance exam. Official website:https://www.accuplacer.org/cat/
AP The Advanced Placement (AP) Program is an opportunity for high school students to pursue chosen areas of interest and receive credit for college-level course work while in high school. Course-specific AP Examinations are administered each year in May and results may be sent to colleges and universities for potential credit. Authorized AP courses carry a weighted grade and are identified as such on students’ transcripts. AP courses require students to read large amounts of text outside of class, analyze and interpret complex material, and write extensively. Curriculum modifications include: accelerated pacing, in-depth study of topics, interdisciplinary units, and development of critical and creative thinking skills. On average, AP courses require students to complete approximately one to two hours of homework per day to be successful. As indicated by the AP Program, “It’s important for students to think about the amount of work they’ll have so they can succeed in the courses they choose.” Tips for APSuccess 2013, College Board. AP exam registration takes place in February online through Total Registration. Official website: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/homeAP Exam Dates 2015: http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ap/about/dates/next-year
CLEP CLEP exams test mastery of college-level material acquired in a variety of ways — through general academic instructions, significant independent study or extracurricular work. CLEP exam-takers include adults just entering or returning to school, military service members and traditional college students. Official Website: http://clep.collegeboard.org/
PSAT The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The test prepares students for the SAT, it also qualifies students for the National Merit Scholarship Program and offers insight into students’ readiness for college and provides college and career planning tools. The PSAT is given every October on a Wednesday. Students in their junior year should take the exam. PSAT registration takes place in the CRC (Career Resource Center) in September. Official Website:http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/reg.html
SAT The SAT is a widely used college entrance exam that assesses students' critical thinking skills needed for academic success in college. SAT suggests students take official exams in the spring of their junior year. The SAT sections include: Critical Reading, Math and Writing. SAT Subject Tests Many colleges use the SAT Subject Tests for admission, for course placement, and to advise students about course selection. Some colleges specify the SAT Subject Tests that they require for admission or placement; others allow applicants to choose which tests to take. These tests give you and colleges a very reliable measure of how prepared you are for college-level work in particular subjects. Official Website: http://sat.collegeboard.org/home
TOEFL iBT TheTOEFL® test is the most widely respected English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 9,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States. The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. TOEFL iBT test sections include: Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing Official Website:http://www.ets.org/toefl
For MGSH alumni please click on the link below to request transcripts:
Electronic transcript cost for alumni is $5. Paper copy cost for alumni is $7.
The school approves the requests online and Parchment does the rest:
Prepares transcripts and sends them to designated destinations
Confirms sending and delivery, so you know when your application is complete
Current students contact the Career Resource Center at your high school Alumni contact Barb Gisslen at 763-391-7125.
TRANSCRIPT REQUEST PAGE
An official transcript bears the Maple Grove Senior High School seal and must be sent directly to the college or university from MGSH. Requests will be processedevery Tuesday and Thursday at MGSH. Please allow several days for the college/university to receive the electronic transcript. You will receive an email confirming your transcript has been processed.
NOVEMBER 14th IS THE DEADLINE TO REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS TO BE SENT PRIOR TO WINTER BREAK
Transcripts for College Admissions Click the above link to request transcript(s) for your college(s). All transcripts for 2014-2015 school year will be free of charge. College applications and transcripts can be sent in at different times.
Transcripts for Scholarships Transcripts for scholarships can be returned to students in a sealed envelope OR if preferred can be sent to the organization. Transcripts will be processed every Tuesday and Thursday
No Transcript Times During the end of each trimester, transcripts will take longer to process. There will be two-week windows with teachers inputting grades that the transcript will not have correct information (specifically GPA and class rank). The CRC always wants to send out the most accurate and up to date information about the student. Please make sure you plan ahead during these times and important deadlines are not missed. 1st Trimester grades will be on transcripts by mid January with the new rank. New rank is not calculated until all PSEO grades have been submitted to MGSH.
The Common Application For students using the COMMON APPLICATION -- You will need to make an appointment with your counselor to have the Secondary School Report filled out. Please bring the form and envelopes to your colleges/universities to your appointment.
Official Test Scores (ACT/SAT) must be sent directly from the testing service to the college or university. Please log into: www.actstudent.org OR www.collegeboard.org to have your official scores sent.