Lone Star High School
What you can do to get ready for college as a high school junior:

  • Discuss college plans with parents
  • Counselors will visit classrooms with information on college admissions process
  • Attend the College Fair
  • Register for the April or May SAT and/or ACT tests
  • Initiate a study program in preparation of SAT or ACT
  • Make sure you have enrolled in college preparatory classes for senior year
  • Take the PSAT
  • Register for the June SAT or ACT
  • Attend college campus visitation programs designed for juniors
  • Take the April SAT or ACT
  • Consult college reference books in the guidance center
  • Request college catalog information and financial aid information
  • Run internet searches on prospective colleges
  • Attend the Financial Aid Workshop
  • Take the June SAT or ACT
  • Write or call 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
  • Talk with visiting college students home for the holidays
  • Continue researching and narrowing your college choices