General (10th – 12th Grades)

Key: Educational Planning College Planning/Preparation Testing/Test Preparation College Application

10th Grade:

Autumn:

Take PSAT.

Join additional clubs/sports/activities and begin volunteering (ongoing).

Review National Honor Society or other graduation and honors requirements.

Winter:

Review GPA & PSAT Scores

Complete the “Sophomore Year: Going to College: Part 1” chat (See Student Resources/College Surveys)

Spring:

Review GPA

Select Junior Year courses based on the results of your “Sophomore Year: Going to College: Part 1” chat

Summer:

Complete the “Rising Junior: Going to College – Setting Goals: Part 1” chat

11th Grade:

Autumn:

Continue involvement in clubs/sports/activities/volunteering (ongoing);

PSAT; Contact SAT/ACT Tutor;

Commence Test Preparation between October – December (ongoing)

Winter:

January SAT or February ACT;

Complete the “Junior Year College Research: Identifying Interests – Part 2” survey

Spring:

Select Senior Year courses based on GPA and results of “Junior Year College Research: Setting Goals and Identifying Interests – Part 1”

Complete the “Junior Year College Research: Targeting Schools – Part 3” spreadsheet

May/June SAT or April/June ACT;

Visit colleges as convenient;

Summer:

Visit colleges as convenient;

Complete “The Road to Applications” survey and  the “College Research Template”;

Continue Test Preparation (if needed);

Commence College Applications;

12th Grade:

Autumn:

Continue involvement in clubs/sports/activities/volunteering (ongoing);

October SAT or September/October ACT; 

Complete Early Decision/Action applications

Winter:

Complete Regular Decision applications

Spring:

Complete “Selecting the Right School for You” 

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