Senior College Timeline

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER

  • Start narrowing down your college choices and/or career ideas.
  • Talk with teachers, your counselor, and admissions officers.
  • Give recommendation forms/resumes to your counselor and/or teachers EARLY and explain your plans to them.
  • Obtain and review college catalogs, admissions, and financial aid materials.
  • Begin to investigate which Financial Aid Applications are required at which Colleges.  Some colleges have multiple financial aid forms & deadlines.
  • Take the Oct SAT exam.  Check the registration deadline dates for the Nov and Dec SATs.  Do you need to take the SAT Subject tests?
  • Register online at www.collegeboard.com/ and check and read all messages on your account.
  • MAKE SURE YOU SEND YOUR SAT SCORES TO THE COLLEGES YOU ARE INTERESTED IN WITHIN THE DEADLINE, OR YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $10.50 PER SCORE REPORT.
  • Visit as many colleges as possible with your parents/guardians and investigate early decision programs. Pay close attention to admission requirements.
  • Review your transcript with your counselor.

NOVEMBER

  • Start gathering applications and thinking about application essays. Be creative and informative. Utilize online applications as required by schools.
  • Continue to research colleges and majors online using www.kudernavigator.com and the college websites.
  • Continue to visit colleges.
  • Research scholarship applications on-line and with Mr. Zervas (Scholarship Coordinator).
  • Discuss possible military options with recruiters, if interested.
  • If you are applying to an “early decision program,” applications are due this month.
  • If necessary, retake the MCAS exam.

DECEMBER

  • Complete applications. MEET ALL DEADLINES.
  • Request that the Guidance Office forward transcripts to schools for which you Applied. Transcript requests must be made in writing using a form available in guidance.
  • Arrange for any necessary interviews. 
  • Obtain and prepare specific college financial aid forms, if necessary.

JANUARY

  • The January SAT is the LAST CHANCE to take the SAT for many colleges.
  • Complete scholarship applications.
  • Be sure that all colleges have received complete applications. If you are not sure, follow up with a phone call to the Admissions Office.

FEBRUARY/MARCH

  • Keep up with your classes and enjoy your activities. Think about career and college choices, but ENJOY your senior year.
  • Explore the colleges you have applied to as thoroughly as possible.
  • ATTEND FINANCIAL AID NIGHT WITH YOUR PARENTS on 1/25/12 by registering at http://www.fafsaday.com : CLICK REGISTER NOW and sign up for our school's event - Wakefield (Northeast Metro Tech High School)
  • Sign up for PIN through  at www.pin.ed.gov or when you register for FAFSA DAY.
  • Submit federal financial aid form through FAFSA www.fafsa.ed.gov

APRIL

  • Decision letters arrive – your hard work has paid off!  Meet with your counselor to finalize your plans.
  • Take advantage of visitation programs.  Ask questions so that you can make informed decisions.  Reply to colleges. Make acceptance deposit as required.
  • Follow up on financial aid packages if you are uncertain or unsatisfied.

MAY

  • Keep your counselor informed of your acceptances, decisions and scholarship awards.

 

Last modified on Thursday, 16 February 2012 19:27

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