Last day to take the SAT before school starts is August 26th
Last day to register for the August 26th SAT is August 15th!
Decide which colleges you want to apply to: include schools that you believe would accept you, as well as some schools that may be a reach
If you haven't already, complete and/or revise your college essay
Decide if you will apply to your top- choice school through early decision (binding - MUST attend the college) Decide if you will apply to colleges though early action (non-binding - Receive an early response to your application. Can reject or accept offer Complete the Common App
If you haven't already, ask your teachers for letters of recommendation
Submit your transcript requests, ONLY if you have submitted your college applications
Sign up for our Financial Aid Night on September 13th to receive grants, scholarships and loans to attend college
The application (FAFSA) to receive money to attend college (grants, scholarships, and loans) opens on October 1st
If you haven't already, remember to complete the Common App to send to your top choice colleges
Check in with your teachers to see if they have completed and submitted your letters of recommendation
NOVEMBER - DECEMBER - JANUARY
Complete and submit your college applications by November 1st to be considered for Early Decision/Early Action
If you haven't already, remember to send your transcript requests, ONLY if you have submitted your applications.
In January, after the 2nd quarter, make sure to request your mid-year report to send to colleges