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Naviance and Student Success Plans

  

 

Malverne High School is pleased to introduce you to Family Connection from Naviance, a web-based service designed especially for students and parents. Naviance is a comprehensive web site that you can use to help in making decisions about colleges and careers. We use Naviance in the Guidance Offices to track and analyze data about our students' college and career plans. Naviance will allow students to:

* Get involved in the planning and advising process - Build a resume, complete on-line surveys, and manage timelines and deadlines for making decisions about colleges and careers.

* Research colleges - Compare GPA, standardized test scores, and other statistics to actual historical data from students who have already applied from our high school.

* Sign up for college visits - Find out which colleges are visiting our school and sign up to attend those sessions.



(Grades 9-12)

* My Colleges = Colleges I'm Thinking About, Colleges I'm Applying To (High School)
* College Research = SuperMatch, College Lookup, College Search, College Resources
* Scholarships & Money = Scholarship List, Financial Aid


(Grades 7-12)

* Explore Careers = Favorite Careers & Clusters, Explore Careers & Clusters
* What Are My Interests? = Career Cluster Finder (Grade 7), Career Key (Grade 8)
* Do What You Are (Personality Inventory) (Grade 10)
* Career Interest Profiler (Grade 11)

(Grades 6-12)

* Goals - Set annual Goals with the support of your school counselor

* Tasks - See a list of tasks assigned to all students in your grade level. Some of these are required, and some are recommended.

* Resume builder - one of the tasks that each student will accomplish each year

(Grades 6-12)

* An online planner allows students to map individualized action plans towards their academic, personal, & career goals.

* A collaboration tool, allowing students and school staff to work together to raise accountability, increase expectations, and align each student's goals and interests.

* An online planner allows students to map individualized action plans towards their academic, personal, & career goals.
* A collaboration tool, allowing students and school staff to work together in raising accountability, increasing expectations, and aligning student's goals and interests.


1. Click the My Planner tab

2. Click on Goals, To-Do lists and Tasks assigned to me.


Grades 6-12

* Record your high school activities, awards, volunteer experience, etc.
* Rearrange your information into multiple printable versions of a résumé that you can use to present to potential employers or colleges.


1. Click the About Me tab

2. Click the Résumé hyperlink under the Interesting Things About Me section

Explore Interests & Careers



Grades 7-12

* Take a career survey, a tool that can help you discover the types of work activities and careers that match your interests. Use the results to explore suggested occupations; examine the education, training, and skills required [and where to obtain them], as well as wages typical for these occupations.


1. Click the Careers tab

2. Click the Career Interest Profiler hyperlink under the What Are My Interests? section

Do What You Are



Grade 10

* A personality survey. Use the results to explore suggested college majors and careers based on your preferences and strengths.

1. Click the About Me tab

2. Click the Personality Type hyperlink under the What Are My Interests section

College Search



Grades 9-12

* Set search criteria to yield a list of colleges to explore. Save your search to access/modify later.

* Click on the various tabs of the college profile (general, admissions, financial aid, majors and degrees, and student life) for additional information.

* Add colleges you're interested in to your My Colleges list for future reference. You will be notified by email when those colleges schedule a visit to GHS.

1. Click the Colleges tab

2. Click the College Search hyperlink under the College Research section

3. Ask a GHS graduate at that school for more information if you are interested. Look for GHS Alumni Ambassadors in the school contacts section.


Grades 9-12

* Groups types of colleges by location. Click on a college to view its profile.

1. Click the Colleges tab

2. Click the College Maps hyperlink under the College Research section


Grades 9-12

* National, regional, local and collegiate sponsored scholarship opportunities.

* Database lists entries by name, deadline, award amount, merit vs need-based and application requirements; click on a column header to sort entries.

* You can also browse by category to yield a search list relevant to your interests.


1. Click the Colleges tab

2. Click the Scholarship List hyperlink under the Scholarships & Money section

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017