Check in with your guidance counselor to review a list of schools that offer your degree/major.
Plan college visits
Attend a college fair
October 16 PSAT test date. Most schools will offer this during the school day/week.
Begin studying for the Spring SAT.
Stay on top of your course work and give it your best on tests and quizzes. This year is a big year for your grades to count.
Talk to your guidance counselor about AP and Honors level course work.
Register for either the SAT or ACT.
Begin researching and developing a list of colleges you are interested in.
If interested in Nursing, you may have to register to take the TEAS exam www.atitesting.com
If interested in Architecture, Art, Dance, Theatre or music, start to compile your portfolio.
March 14 SAT test date
Start making your college visits over spring break.
April 4 ACT test date
Plan your summer to make the most of it with a great job, work experience, college visits or take a college course.
May 2 SAT Test date and Subject tests
May 11-18 AP Exams
Meet with two teachers to formally request letters of recommendation.
Start writing topic ideas down for your college essays
June 6 SAT test date and Subject tests
July – August
Draft your college essay and make edits
Use the FAFSA forecaster to estimate your financial aid need at FAFSA.gov