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

September:
  • Write colleges for applications, catalogs, and financial aide information
  • Watch applications for college admissions
  • Register for the ACT and/or SAT
  • Complete NCAA forms (athletes)
  • Attend College Fair
  • Prepare your resume for teachers you will ask to write letters of recommendation
  • Visit college campuses
       February:
  • Register for the draft if you are a male age 18 or older
  • Request your seven semester rank in class from the registrar
     
 October:
  • Take SAT and/or ACT
  • Ask teachers or counselor to write letters of recommendation, if needed
  • Begin searching for information on scholarships and financial aid
  • Apply for on campus housing
  • Begin your application process
  • Begin FASFA process
   March:
  • Consider admission and financial aid offers
  • Apply for local scholarships
  • Register for AP exams, if applicable
     
 November:
  • Complete applications- watch for the December 1 deadline
  • Listen to announcements
  • Apply for scholarships
    April:
  • Make sure you have turned in all necessary documents to the college.
     
 December:
  • Take SAT and /or ACT if not yet completed
  • Complete any college applications not yet finished
  • Assemble records needed for filing financial aid forms
  • Pick up financial aid form from counselors
  • Study hard for your mid-terms
   May:
  • Notify the college you will be attending regarding your acceptance
  • Inform those colleges you are rejecting with a thank-you
  • Request final transcript to be sent to college
  • Apply for housing deposit refund from any school you are not attending
     
 January:
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   June:
  • Attend Graduation!