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Thursday, September 18, 2014

October 2014

October 2014


Update - October 8


Final Announcement - ECE Registration


The Early College Experience (ECE) Office at UConn has issued its final announcement regarding student registration for ECE courses.  See below for specific information included in this announcement.


"The deadline for students to enroll in their courses is Wednesday, October 15thThere will be no exceptions to this deadline.  Students should be advised not to wait until the last day to enroll. 


If they experience technical difficulties on the last day, we may not be able to get them enrolled.

As of this morning there are still approximately 2,000 students that have completed an online application but have not yet enrolled in their courses.


Students should also be reminded to be sure to add both their Fall and Spring term courses.  Many are forgetting to enroll in Spring.


Students who have not already submitted their applications, are no longer eligible to enroll.


Lastly, we will have extended service hours again for the last few days of the enrollment cycle.  Our toll-free helpline will be staffed from 7:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. starting Friday, October 10th through Wednesday, October 15th."
 


Registration for MCC Courses

Students enrolled in Manchester Community College (MCC) courses at EOSHS will need to register with MCC in order to be eligible to earn college credits.  Click on this link to initiate this process. This registration takes just minutes to complete and students should follow the step-by-step tutorial that is available here.  

Students should make certain to provide accurate social security numbers and to select "Web for CCP" in the dropdown menu. 


Students should contact their counselors for more information if needed.

What Are the Similarities & Differences Between the ACT and SAT?


Check out the link posted under "Tutorials" to find out.


Here's What's Included in the October Issue of Connections

  • Find out who should register for the PSAT, how to register, and when it will be administered.
  • Learn about the brand new Academic Support Center where students can get subject area help.
  • What individual factors are most important for school success? 
  • What does college and career readiness mean? How do you even measure it?
  • Should all high school students be prepared for college?
  • What's the best predictor for college and career readiness?  You may be REALLY surprised.
  • What percentage of graduates from the Class of 2014 went to four-year colleges?
  • What percentage went to two-year schools?
  • Which colleges received the most SAT Score Reports from these graduates?
  • What were the average SAT scores in Math, Critical Reading, and Writing?
  • Can you name the ten colleges that received the most graduates from 2014?
  • Find out how many graduates placed directly into College Math and College English at MCC as compared to area high schools.


Go ahead and click on the "Connections" link below!  It will take less than 10 minutes of your time.  And don't forget to check out the links on this page as well as articles of interest.


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