Guidance and College Timeline


FALL

  • Guidance profile and individual senior interviews
  • Senior Information Night for seniors and parents
  • Submit college applications (Be sure to submit early decision and early action applications on time)
  • Apply for scholarships (watch deadlines); register with FastWeb.com
  • Request transcripts and recommendations
  • Take final ACT or SAT, if necessary
  • Senior Workshops on College Applications and Essay Writing – NEW
  • Colleges on Campus
  • College Fairs
  • Class Ring Orders
  • Senior Pictures
  • Letter Jacket Orders
  • PSAT (Grades 9-11), ASVAB (Grades 10-12)

WINTER

  • Submit FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Review acceptances, begin making college choices
  • Commit to finishing strong; colleges want to see strong second semester grades.
  • Distribute and interpret PSAT and ASVAB scores
  • Guidance profile and individual junior interviews


SPRING

  • Make final college choices; mail enrollment and housing forms; pay necessary deposits.
  • Request final transcripts
  • Junior Information Night for juniors and parents
  • Rising Freshman Information Night for rising freshmen and parents
  • College visits for juniors and parents
  • Senior Dinner
  • Graduation