Senior To Do List

September (or before)

  • Make sure your high school schedule meets college requirements.
  • Check early admission deadlines for some specific majors.
  • Start narrowing down your list of college choices (between 2-10).
  • Check registration deadlines and register for ACT/SAT Tests.
  • Visit colleges you are interested in.
  • Attend a Financial Aid information meeting.
  • Begin to request letters of recommendation from teachers and guidance counselors to include with your college admission and scholarship applications.
  • Maintain your grades.
  • Males must register with Selective Service by age 18 to be eligible for federal and state aid.

October

  • If you are applying Early Decision/Early Action, send in your application now.
  • Begin applying to colleges.
  • Submit FAFSA forms.
  • Maintain your grades.
  • Keep copies of all forms you submit.

November

  • Complete college applications by Thanksgiving Vacation.
  • Keep a list of important deadlines for each school you are interested in.
  • Maintain your grades.

December

  • Make sure your schedule meets requirements.
  • Make arrangements for personal interviews if required.
  • Complete the CSS Service PROFILE, if required by your selected school.
  • Maintain your grades.

January

  • Maintain your grades.
  • Take SAT II Subject tests (if applicable).

February

  • Register for AP Exams if necessary.
  • Check on mid-year school transcripts to submit to selected colleges if requested.
  • Maintain your grades.

March

  • Check with the Financial Aid Office to verify that they have all the necessary paperwork from you.
  • Look for your Student Aid Report (SAR) which contains your financial aid awards.
  • Check for accuracy. You should receive this approximately 4 weeks after submitting the FAFSA.
  • Maintain your grades.

April

  • Notify colleges of your decision.
  • Notify your counselor of your choice.
  • Withdraw other applications and thank colleges.
  • Send in your deposit by the May 1 deadline.
  • Check with your college for additional important deadlines (financial aid, housing, etc.).
  • Return your award letter promptly.
  • Maintain your grades.

May

  • College acceptance is provisional. It is based upon your completion of high school at your present grade average.
  • Maintain your grades.

For more information, contact the Counseling Office at (502) 895-9427

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