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FAMILY CONNECTION
CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH SCHOOL
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web-based resource that supports course,
career, and college planning
Specific to our school
Linked with Counselor’s Office, a service that
we use in the counseling office.
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What can it do?
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Share Plans
Complete Surveys
Compare Colleges
Track Deadlines
Produce Scattergrams
Show schedule of College Visits
Links to selected third party resources
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(i.e. College Board, Financial Aid, College Athletics,
College Searches, etc)
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How do you register?
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Each student receives a code
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Use code to create a personal account
Codes are random and alphanumeric for security reasons
Codes can be used only once
On your first visit, enter the code in the New
User Box, then follow on-screen instructions
On subsequent visits, sign in using the Returning
User Box
If you forget your password, a new temporary one
will be sent to your email after 5 failed attempts
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“Inbox/Profile”
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Check your inbox for mail that counselors
or colleges can send you. Look for
announcements, college visits, upcoming
events.
General information page. Address, email,
phone number and GPA.
Any information can be edited at any time.
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“MY RESUME”
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Use the entries to add new accomplishments or click the
“edit” button to make changes.
If you want to add an accomplishment that is not in the
default list, select “other” and use the notes area to
provide more detail.
By providing information about your accomplishments and
talents, you can help your counselor get a better
understanding of how to help you effectively describe
yourself to colleges.
“My Resume” will serve as your guide during senior year to
write your activities resume.
Keeping record of all of your activities will help us with the
awards ceremony and graduation program at the end of your
senior year.
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“My Game Plan”
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“My Game Plan” is a series of questions
that is designed to help your counselor
work with you to develop a game plan for
achieving your goals after graduation.
You can update your answers to these
questions anytime even after your
indicated that you are finished.
Your answers are not shared with anyone
other than your counselor.
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“My Test Scores”
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You and your counselor can add and edit
scores from ACT/SAT or PLAN/PSAT.
You can compare yourself with other past
students from CN on admissions to
colleges by GPA and test scores.
You can use college match to find colleges
that you can get into with your GPA and
test scores.
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“My Colleges”
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Use this page to input colleges that you are
considering.
It will display application deadlines, provide links to
college websites, and access graphs that compare your
test scores and GPA to CN students who have
previously applied.
You can look up college admissions, financial aid, and
different majors that the specific college offers.
You or your counselor can edit your college choices.
You can click “compare me” to see your scores
compared to the average scores of previously
accepted Cardinal Newman High School students.
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“My Scholarships”
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You can create a list of scholarships from
the school’s list of scholarships that
pertain specifically to you.
You can keep track of deadlines and money
awards from your list of scholarships.
Your scholarship list will help your
counselors keep track of awards you
earned for awards ceremony and
graduation program.
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“Graduation Survey”
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Graduation survey gives your counselor
information about post graduate plans and college
admissions.
We can keep track of what college you will attend
and what awards and honors you have received.
The information given will not be shared with
other students. It will be only for counselors.
We will use the information to show trends of
past graduates.
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“College Search”
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You can do a comprehensive search of colleges that have
characteristics that pertain to what you want.
There are over 3,600 schools in their database that you can
search.
You can look up schools with a specific major, sport, or where the
school is located. If you click on any major that a certain school
offers, you can see every school that offers that particular major.
You can skip to any criteria by clicking on the blue tabs at the top
of the search page. Click on anything blue and you will be
forwarded to another page.
You can save your search, so that you can refer back to previous
searches.
You can add any school to your “college list”. From your list, you
can compare yourself with other CN students that have applied
and been accepted to that school.
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“College Lookup/College Match”
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College lookup allows you to find colleges by name,
state or quicklist (those colleges to which CNHS
students have applied).
You can find general information about a certain
college as well as information about admissions,
application history and scheduled visits.
College Match provides you with a list of schools
to which CNHS graduates with a similar academic
profile as yours have applied.
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“College Compare”
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College Compare allows you to compare specific
colleges to each other.
You can see academic data from past CN
graduates compared to yours.
A number in red is a CN average that is above or
equal to yours.
A number in green is a CN average that is below
yours.
You can also see the % of students from CN that
have been accepted to that particular school.
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“Scattergrams/Acceptance History”
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Scattergrams provide you with a chart comparing
your GPA and test scores to those who have
applied and have been accepted and rejected.
The red circle represents you!
With Acceptance History, you can view a list of
CN Students that have been accepted to certain
colleges.
You can see trends of colleges that past students
have been accepted to and enrolled at.
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“Maps”
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You can see an aerial view of where a
certain college is located.
You can choose a college from a specific
list.
You can zoom in on a specific campus to
see it’s location and layout.
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“Scholarship list/Scholarship Match”
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Scholarship list is a list of all of the local and
national scholarships that we have in our
counseling office.
Each scholarship will have information, prize
awards and deadlines.
You can create your scholarship list by choosing
one from our list.
Scholarship Match matches our scholarships to
your specific profile. From the information given
from the scholarships, you will be matched closely
to ones that might pertain to you.
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“Visit Schedule”
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You can click on Visit Schedule to see when
a college representative from the college
of your choice will be visiting Cardinal
Newman High School.
You can use the icon to sign up for the
visit.
You will receive an email 24 hours before
the visit as a reminder.
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“Resources”
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You can use other resources and other important
links in your college process.
Other important resources include:
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College Searches
Financial Aid
College Board
Test Prep
College Athletics
Military
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