EDIT MAIN
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August

  1. Review your coursework. Colleges look for a strong GPA, high ACT scores, volunteer work, and extracurriculars
  2. Check with Mr. Long about the requirements to become a state scholar
  3. Request admission catalogs from colleges you are interested in
  4. Visit college campuses
  5. Meet with admission reps

September

  1. Start reviewing websites of colleges you are interested in
  2. Take the ACT if necessary
  3. Visit college campuses
  4. Put together a list of 10 colleges you would like to go to

October

  1. Take the ACT if necessary
  2. Visit college campuses
  3. Talk to Mr. Long about college course options senior year

November

  1. Begin scholarship searches at such sites as www.fastweb.com and www.scholarships.com. More websites are listed on the Financial Aid and Scholarships section of this webpage.
  2. Visit college campuses

December

  1. Take the ACT if necessary
  2. Visit college campuses

January

  1. Attend financial aid nights
  2. Visit college campuses

February

  1. Take the ACT if necessary
  2. Visit college campuses
  3. Start to look at how you will pay for college. Information can be found at the Financial Aid and scholarship page on this website.

March

  1. Check in with Mr. Long to see if you are doing what is necessary to prepare for college
  2. Visit college campuses

April

  1. Take the ACT if necessary
  2. Visit college campuses

May

  1. Know and start to apply for scholarships you are qualified for
  2. Visit college campuses
  3. Obtain a summer job that might be related to your career interests