11/4 - Lesson Plan

LOCATION:  

  • Urban School
     

TIME: REGULAR TIMES

  • 11:00 - 12:00 | Personal Statement (Location TBD)
  • 12:00 - 12:30 | Lunch Break
  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Mentoring
     

CURRICULUM LEARNING OBJECTIVES [LINK]

  • Planning: College
     

AGENDA

  • 12:30 - 12:50 | Let's talk about stress
     
  • 12:50 - 2:00 | Work Time 
    • Don't forget to update your trackers with qualified college lists!
    • Resources, Timelines, & Links [LINK] - Growing list of resources - make sure to look through it. Highlighted items are highly recommended to do

10/28 - Lesson Plan

Location:  

  • St. Ignatius High School (2001 37th Ave)
     

Time: Regular Times

  • 11:00 - 12:00 | Personal Statement (Location TBD)
  • 12:00 - 12:30 | Lunch Break
  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Mentoring (Rooms 202, 203, 205)
     

Curriculum Learning Objectives [link]

  • Planning: College
     

Agenda

  • 12:30 - 12:50 | Presentation by Brian Choe, Assistant Director of Admissions at Whitman College (a MM partnership school)
     
  • 12:50 - 2:00 | Work Time 
    • Goal is to finish updating trackers with qualified college lists. Then use time however you see fit, including for personal statements.
    • Resources, Timelines, & Links [LINK] - Growing list of resources - make sure to look through it. Highlighted items are highly recommended to do

Lesson Plan - 21 Oct 2017

Location:  St. Ignatius High School (2001 37th Ave)

Time: Regular Times

  • 11:00 - 12:00 | Personal Statement - Library
  • 12:00 - 12:30 | Lunch Break
  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Mentoring
  • 1:00 - 2:30 | OPTIONAL: College Fair - Courtyard

Curriculum Learning Objectives

  • Planning: College

Agenda

  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Work Time - can disperse to rooms 202, 203, 205, or stay in the library
    • Resources, Timelines, & Links - Growing list of resources - make sure to look through it.
      • Highlighted items: previous activities; highly recommended to do
    • Now that your college list is done (right??) use this time to focus on personal statement writing and assembling pieces of your actual applications!
  • 1:00 - 2:30 | Optional College Fair
    • This is truly optional. Feel free to attend if you would like to speak with alumni of schools you’re interested in to gain some perspective from someone who attended that school!

Lesson Plan - 14 Oct 2017

Location: Urban School

Time: Regular Times

  • 11:00 - 12:00 | Personal Statement - cafeteria
  • 12:00 - 12:30 | Lunch Break

  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Mentoring - disperse through cafeteria, blue east, blue west, tabula rasa

Curriculum Learning Objectives

  • Planning: College

Agenda

  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Work Time

    • College list is due by tomorrow 10/15

      • Tracker - Columns C - I (except H) need to be filled out
    • Resources, Timelines, & Links - Growing list of resources - make sure to look through it
      • Highlighted items: previous activities; highly recommended to do

        • Major timeline & creating your own timeline

    • Personal Statement development & editing

9/30 - Lesson Plan

Location

  • Urban

Time: Regular Times

  • 11:00 - 12:00 | Personal Statement
  • 12:00 - 12:30 | Lunch Break
  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Mentoring

Curriculum Learning Objectives

  • Planning: College

Agenda

  • 12:30 - 1:00 | FAFSA & EFC Presentation
  • 1:00 - 2:00 | Work Time
    • College list is due next time you’re in session on 10/14
      • No session 10/7 (Columbus Day)
      • Feel free to find time outside of session to work together or review
    • Resources, Timelines, & Links [LINK]
      • Growing list of resources so make sure to look through it.
      • The 4 highlighted items are what we did last week and are highly recommended to do. 
        • If you're crunched for time, look over MMSF College List and Major Timeline
    • College Greenlight vs template vs tracker - what are we using??
      • Use whatever works for you
        • College Greenlight
        • Template [LINK] - another way to organize yourself, could be where you list your colleges as you’re finalizing
      • Actual Tracker - the “official” tracker that we’ll be checking. Columns C - I (except H) need to be filled out by 10/14

Q1 Session 3 Plan - 23 Sept 2017

Location:

  • St. Ignatius: [LINK]

TIME: Regular Times

  • 11:00 - 12:00 | Personal Statement - Library
  • 12:00 - 12:30 | Lunch Break
  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Mentoring
    • Room 202: Ashwin
    • Room 203: David
    • Room 205: Meinan

Curriculum Learning Objectives

  • Planning: College

Agenda

  • 12:30 - 12:40 | Quick ice breaker
  • 12:40 - 2:00 |  Work Time
    • You can use this time for whatever you need, but we suggest to go through this Resources, Timelines, & Links list, familiarize yourself with the resources, and do the following yellow highlighted activities: 

Q1 Session 2 Plan - 16 Sept 2017

Location:

  • Urban School - 1563 Page St, San Francisco, CA 94117
  • Meet in the Cafeteria

Time: [Regular Times]

  • 11:00 - 12:00 | Personal Statement Workshop
  • 12:00 - 12:30 | Lunch Break
  • 12:30 - 2:00 | Mentoring

Curriculum Learning Objectives

  • Discovery: Self-Expression
  • Planning: College
  • Planning: High School

Agenda

  • Ashwin’s pod in Tabula Rasa; David and Meinan’s pods in Blue East/West
     
  • 12:30 - 12:40 | quick ice breaker
     
  • 12:40 - 12:55 | Update trackers & discussion around HS classes and grades
    • Tab 1: All personal info is up-to-date
    • Tab 3:
      • To fill in
        • All diagnostic and real SAT/ACT scores are filled in, including total and breakdown scores
        • Fall and spring GPA for freshman, sophomore, and junior years
      • To talk about
        • Are you planning on taking SAT 2 subject tests? When?
        • Are you still planning on taking any more diagnostic tests? If so, when? What type of prep work are you doing currently? What target scores are we working for?
      • Tab 4:
        • To fill in
          • Classes for this year
          • All grades from freshman, sophomore and junior year
        • To talk about
          • What classes are you taking this year? Which classes are you most excited about? Most anxious about? How are you going to ensure you’re well-supported in those classes that you’re anxious about?
             
  • 12:55 - 1:00 | overview of the next few weeks and how they map together
  • 1:00 - 1:30 | Personal Statement & PIQs
  • 1:30 - 2:00 | what attributes about college are important to me?
    • Worksheet
      • Purpose of activity
        • Have a discussion with your mentors so everyone’s on the same page which will only make the college search process easier.
        • Start brainstorming what college attributes are most important to you.
      • Do pages 4-7. They’ll help flush out what aspects of college you care most about.
      • Start a new google doc - name it “College Attributes I Care”
        • It’s more important to have a conversation in your trios and write down some key takeaways than to do every single question.
        • Don’t feel obligated to write an answer for each question. As a matter of fact, you can write some key bullet points to summarize what you think for each section.
      • Some of the questions might be a repeat of the previous Reflections Worksheet activity or even from last year. Don’t feel obligated to answer it if everyone’s already on the same page 
    • If you have free time, feel free to peruse through the rest of the packet. You might find some of the other content interesting and helpful throughout the college application process.

Q1 Session 1 Plan - 9 Sep 2017

Location: Urban School 1563 Page St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Meet in the courtyard

Time: 11:45 - 2:00 | Afternoon Mentoring

Curriculum Learning Objectives

  • Planning: College Plan

  • Discovery: Self-Knowledge

Session Overview:

  • Senior Year Kickoff Presentation
  • Feedback session from Mentors & Mentees about last year, ways to improve this year
  • Summer programs debrief

Agenda:

[all in one room]

12:00 - 12:30 | Ice breakers

  • Trio Catch Up

  • Class Ice Breaker - Telephone Pictionary!

12:30 - 1:10 | Intro to Senior Year Presentation

  • 20 min | presentation (Sijia and Vivian)
  • 20 min | Past Years Feedback Questions

    • 5 minute | of individual think & write

    • 5 minute | sharing in ice breaker groups

    • 5 minute | class wide sharing

[split off into trio groups]

1:10 - 2:00 | Trio Catch up