• What you can do to get ready for college as a high school junior:

     

    September

    • Discuss college plans with parents

    October

    • Do your best on the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
    • Attend the College Fair

    November

    • Consult college reference books in the guidance center
    • Check websites for college information and financial aid information
    • Run internet searches on prospective colleges
    • REMEMBER TO USE THE GO CENTER

     December-January

    • Talk with visiting college students home for the holidays
    • Continue researching and narrowing your college choices

    February-March

    • Take the School Day SAT in March
    • Initiate a study program in preparation of SAT or ACT
    • Make sure you have enrolled in college preparatory classes for senior year

    April

    • Register for the June SAT or ACT
    • Attend college campus visitation programs designed for juniors
    • Take the April SAT or ACT

    May

    • Take the June SAT or ACT
    • Check websites for applications for admission. Begin to fill them out over the summer.
    • Spend time writing essays. Note the deadlines.
    • During the summer, visit college campuses
    • Participate in college summer programs in areas of interest to you