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Calendar for Senior Year

      

 

  The following calendar has been devised as a check list to give you a systematic means of working through the admissions process:

September

October

November

Register for the October and/or November SAT I/II. (Check with individual colleges to see if SAT IIs are required.) Make sure you have copies of all applications you need. Check all deadlines carefully. Begin completing applications. Take SAT I/II.

 

 

If interested, local institutions offer SAT preparation classes.  Check with Guidance Office for information. If applying for early decision, submit applications to your counselor by October 18.

 

Register for January SAT I/II.

 

 

Maintain or improve academic grades.  Colleges pay particular attention to a student's performance. Begin checking the scholarship newsletter and read all the handouts given in your classes each month. Continue working on college and scholarship applications and improving academic status.

 

Continue to obtain information from colleges and the Guidance Office and speak with college representatives visiting at your school. Make it a habit to check for information often.

 

 

Attend college information  seminars at your high school.
Attend college information seminars at your school. Set up a calendar for your testing and for completing applications.  Check all deadlines carefully. Register for December SAT I/II.  
Submit NCAA Clearinghouse form. Make an appointment with GRASP (Greater Richmond Area Scholarship Program) representative.  
Consider teachers who might write recommendations for you.  Ask the teacher at least two weeks before the date you need the recommendation. Attend college information seminars at your school.  
Set up visits at the college of your choice. Attend College Night at your school.  
  Take SAT I/II.  
 

December

January/February

March/April

Take SAT I/II. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete School & Community Scholarship Form available in March in the Guidance Office.  
Pick up a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in Guidance. Consult with the GRASP (Greater Richmond Area Scholarship Program) representative at you high school for help in completing the form. Expect college responses to your applications. Keep track of acceptances, rejections, and awards of financial aid.
By December 1, submit application to Guidance for those schools with January 1 as a deadline. If required, take SAT II if you have not already done so. Reply promptly to colleges to notify them of your decision.
By December 15, submit application to Guidance for those schools with January 15 as a deadline. By January 18, submit application to Guidance for those schools with a February 1 deadline. Meet the deadlines or you may lose the acceptance you were offered.
  Make sure your Financial Aid Applications are mailed by the deadline. Make a final visit to the college of your choice (after acceptance) if you still have unanswered questions.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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