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FSU CARE Program Presentation at Jefferson HS

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Jefferson High School Room J05

4401 W. Cypress St.

Tampa, FL 33607

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Seniors: Florida State University's CARE program will visit Jefferson High on Wednesday, September 27th at 11:00 am in room J05. Please register and print your Eventbrite ticket as your pass. NO announcements will be made so you must remember to attend this event. Students who have not registered via Eventbrite will not be admitted. It is teacher discretion for you to be excused from class to attend this college info session. This event is during the school day and is only for STUDENTS who attend JEFFERSON High School.

Please see requirements for CARE to ensure this is an appropriate presentation for you to attend:

Qualifications for Summer Bridge Program

Academic Requirements

  • A minimum 3.0 weighted academic GPA,
  • 980 SAT total, and/or
  • 19 ACT Composite
  • Complete the minimum academic courses as required by the State of Florida

Financial Eligibility Guidelines

  • Qualify as socioeconomically disadvantaged as determined by the FAFSA and supporting documentation
  • Qualify for federal financial assistance
    • Students must apply for financial aid by completing BOTH the 2017-18 FAFSA (available now) AND the 2018-19 FAFSA (opens October 1, 2017). They can be found at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov.
    • Both FAFSA's must be submitted by November 1, 2017 to be considered for CARE.
  • All students admitted to CARE must be eligible for the Pell Grant during summer and fall/spring terms.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a first-generation college student (neither parent can have obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher)
  • Must be a Florida Resident for tuition purposes
  • Must be eligible for Federal financial aid
  • Must be Pell-eligible for both Summer and Fall/Spring terms
  • Must complete the CARE short answer prompts

CARE Application Process

The application and all supporting documents required for CARE must be received by November 1, 2017.

1. Apply online at admissions.fsu.edu or mycoalition.org.

2. Create your Self-reported Student Academic Record (SSAR) at admissions.fsu.edu/freshman/ssar using your official high school transcript.

3. Submit the following items on the Application Status Check (admissions.fsu.edu/StatusCheck):

Complete the supplemental CARE application.

  • Self-report all ACT or SAT test scores.
  • Link your Self-reported Student Academic Record (SSAR) by copying the 32- character code from your SSAR account.
  • Choose one of five essay questions found at admissions.fsu.edu/freshman, and upload your essay. The essay should be no longer than 550 words.
  • Upload one résumé.
  • Complete the Residency Declaration for tuition purposes form.

4. Complete both the 2017–2018 and 2018–2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the IRS Data-Retrieval Tool found at fafsa.gov.

Contact the academic department directly if majoring in Dance, Film (animation or production), Music, or Theater.

Log into the Online Status Check regularly to monitor the status of your application.

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