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Valdosta High School 2017-2018 College Credit Now Options:
What are Advanced Placement Courses?
- Advanced placement (AP) is a College Board Program for motivated students who want to take challenging college-level courses while in high school. Rigorous work and high expectations provide superior preparation for success at postsecondary institutions. AP also gives students a competitive advantage in the admissions process.
- How is college credit earned?
- Acceptable scores on AP tests earn college credit at most colleges and universities.
- What is the process for a VHS student to enroll in AP courses?
- A teacher recommendation is required for highly motivated students. Parents of students who want to enroll in an AP course but do not receive a teacher recommendation may schedule a meeting with the counselor, current teacher and the AP teacher.
What is the International Baccalaureate Program?
- The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is a demanding two-year international program that meets the needs of highly motivated Grade 11 and 12 students. Prospective IB diploma students do need to plan ahead because there are certain courses students need to take in 9th and 10th grades to prepare for the IB diploma program in 11th and 12th grades.
- The (IB) Programme is the most rigorous high school diplomas that a student can receive in the world today. The Programme is designed to provide students with an education that meets the standards required by universities in any country.
- How is college credit earned?
- Acceptable scores on IB tests earn college credit at most colleges and universities.
- What is the process for a VHS student to participate in the IB program?
- A teacher recommendation is required for highly motivated students.
- Parents of students who want to enroll in the IB Programme but do not receive a teacher recommendation may schedule a meeting with the counselor, current teacher(s) and the IB coordinator.
What is the Move On When Ready program?
- Move On When Ready is Georgia’s dual enrollment program that allows highly motivated high school students to enroll in college and earn college credit while working on their high school diploma. The new MOWR program now covers tuition, mandatory fees and required textbooks.
- What are the requirements for VHS student to participate in MOWR through local colleges?
- College ACADEMIC courses: Minimum SAT, ACT or ACCUPLACER scores and Minimum 3.0 Academic GPA
- College CAREER courses: Minimum SAT, ACT or ACCUPLACER scores
- What is the process for a VHS student and parent to participate in MOWR?
- A student who meets all MOWR requirements and wants to participate in MOWR must schedule a meeting with the counselor, parent and student to complete forms and review requirements, responsibilities and agreements.
- Deadlines to request a MOWR meeting with counselor:
- Fall 2017 enrollment-April 21, 2017; Winter/Spring 2018 enrollment-October 27, 2017.
- MOWR courses withdrawn from or failed will be posted with a failed grade on the high school transcript