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Junior Timeline

The most important determinant of college acceptance IS grades. Make sure you are taking AP classes that you can succeed in. Your mantra for this year should be "I must raise my C's into B's and my B's into A's!"

October/November

  • Attend as many of the College Visits as possible to start getting an idea of the type of college that will be a good fit for you.

December/January

  • Check to see if the ACT or SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for March, April, May, or June exams. 
  • Make an appointment with Lee Kaplan or Warren Morishige to review your transcript and discuss potential issues with your college application.

February

  • Check to see if the ACT or SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for March, April, May, or June exams. See Warren or Lee about test prep options.
  • Take the Mock SAT (Date TBD)

March

  • Check to see if the ACT or SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for April, May, or June exams.  See Warren or Lee about test prep options.
  • SAT Exam - (Date TBD)

April

  • Check to see if the SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for May or June exams.  See Warren or Lee about test prep options.
  • ACT Exam - (Date TBD) 
  • Attend Naviance workshop on identifying potential college majors (Date TBD)  

May

  • AP Exams
  • Check to see if the SAT is being offered locally and reserve a spot for the June exam.  See Warren or Lee about test prep options.
  • SAT Exam - (Date TBD)

June

  • SAT Exam - (Date TBD)
  • ACT Exam - (Date TBD)  
  • If you received a D or F in a class this year, you need to make that class up over the Summer! 

Summer

  • Visit College Campuses.  Register for tours with Admissions offices so they know you were on their campus.
  • Get started on your college essays/Personal Insight Questions. See tips here - Tips.
  • Don't forget about the Community Service hours.  You need 20 to graduate, but you need over 100 hours to qualify for some wonderful scholarships your Senior year!