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Junior Timeline

The most important determinant of college acceptance are grades. Make sure you are taking AP classes that you can succeed in. Your mantra for this year should be "I must raise my C's into B's and my B's into A's!"

October/November

  • Attend as many of the College Visits as possible to start getting an idea of the type of college that will be a good fit for you.

December/January

  • Check to see if the ACT or SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for March, April, May or June exam. 
  • Make an appointment with Lee Kaplan or Chris Nye to review your transcript and discuss potential issues with your college application.

February

  • Check to see if the ACT or SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for March, April, May, or June exam. See Chris or Lee about test prep options.
  • Take the Mock SAT (Date TBD)

March

  • Check to see if the ACT or SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for April, May, or June exam.  See Chris or Lee about test prep options.
  • SAT Exam - Saturday, March 13th

April

  • Check to see if the SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for May or June exam.  See Chris or Lee about test prep options.
  • ACT Exam - April 17th 
  • Attend Naviance workshop on identifying potential college majors (Date TBD)  

May

  • AP Exams
  • Check to see if the SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for the June exam.  See Chris or Lee about test prep options
  • SAT Exam - May 8th  

June

  • SAT Exam - June 5th
  • ACT Exam - June 12th   
  • If you received a D or F in a class this year you need to make that class up over the Summer! 

Summer

  • Visit College Campuses.  Register for tours with Admissions offices for they know you were on their campus.
  • Get started on your college essays/Personal Insight Questions. See tips here - Tips
  • Don't forget about the Community Service hours.  You need 20 to graduate but you need over 100 hours to qualify for some wonderful scholarships your Senior year!