ACT/EXPLORE Informational PowerPoint

Report
Why Take EXPLORE?
• EXPLORE shows your strengths and
weaknesses in English, mathematics, reading,
and science.
• EXPLORE helps you search for careers and
learn which ones might be right for you.
• EXPLORE helps you choose high school
courses that will prepare you for college and
work.
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Materials
* Using your
EXPLORE Results
* Your individual
Score Report
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Student Score Report
• What is the Student Score Report?
This individualized report details scores received on the
assessment and the career plans and needs indicated by
the student.
• What does the Student Score Report provide?
 Suggestions for improving student academic skills
 Careers that match student interests
 Indicators of college readiness
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EXPLORE
Score
Report
Side 1
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Student/School Information
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Did I meet the
benchmarks?
Your Scores
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Subject-Area Test Content
English
Mathematics
Reading
Science
Punctuation
Pre-Algebra
Prose Fiction
Data
Representations
Grammar and
Usage
Elementary
Algebra
Humanities
Research
Summaries
Sentence Structure
Coordinate
Geometry
Social Sciences
Conflicting
Viewpoints
Strategy
Plan Geometry
Organization
Style
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Benchmarks
ACT SubjectArea Test
EXPLORE
Benchmark
PLAN
Benchmark
13
15
Mathematics College Algebra
17
19
Reading
Social Sciences
16
18
Science
Biology
18
20
English
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College Course
English
Composition
®
Your Estimated PLAN
Composite Score Range
What is my predicted
PLAN score?
Will my PLAN score be
competitive?
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Your High School Course
Plans Compared to Core
Am I taking a
rigorous course
curriculum?
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Areas in Which You Would
Like Additional Help
What skills do I need
to improve to be
competitive in high
school and ready for
college and a career?
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Your Plans for
After High School
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College Readiness
Did I meet the
benchmarks?
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Which careers interest me
the most?
Your Career Possibilities
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EXPLORE
Score
Report
Side 2
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Which subject area tests
were challenging for me?
Review Your Answers
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Which subject tests were
easier for me?
Your Skills
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What suggestions are
given to help me improve
my skills?
www.explorestudent.org
Where can I find more
information online?
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Essential Questions
What Do I Do Now?
When using your Score Report, ask yourself
some questions:
• Does my high school course plan include
challenging college prep courses?
• What skills do I need to work on to be sure I am
on target for college?
• How can I learn more about careers that
interest me?
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Study Skills Checklist for Students
✓ Set a regular time and place to study each day and
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throughout the week.
Keep a daily “to do” list.
Set goals for yourself.
Do your reading assignments before the material is
discussed in class.
Pay close attention and take good notes in class.
Prepare for tests during your regular study times
instead of cramming at the last minute.
Keys to Good Educational
and Career Planning
• Take challenging college prep courses in high school.
• Explore the many career options available and think
about how your career choices will affect your future.
• Set career goals and develop an educational plan to
achieve them.
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