HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CALENDAR & CHECKLIST

SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER

 

  • Take SAT or ACT exams

  • Attend college fairs and college visits on campus

  • Narrow your college list, review college applications and begin to apply for admissions

  • Work on college essays

  • Log on to Naviance for college and scholarship search to submit applications

  • Senior Parent Meetings

  • Request letters of recommendations from teachers (4-5 weeks notice)

  • Request secondary reports from counselors (2-3 weeks notice)

  • Ask your teacher and counselor to review your application essay

  • Starting this month request transcripts on Naviance

NOVEMBER

 

  • Take SAT or ACT exams

  • Take SAT subject exams for Language

  • Submit your application if you are applying Early Decision / Action

  • Finalize your College Essays

  • Submit early decision or early action applications

  • If you have not done so, mail out the admissions applications if you are applying on paper

  • Nov (first week) GRAB Presentations begin in HS Library

  • Nov (first week) Senior Convocation Ceremony

  • Thanksgiving Break Nov 26th & 27th

DECEMBER

 

  • Last chance to take SAT or ACT exams

  • Talk to your parents about the Free

  • School Report requests due to counselors Dec 5th for any college apps due Dec19-Jan 10th

  • Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Do not submit before January 1st

  • Research & apply for outside funding or scholarships, check the the college/career center

  • Remind teachers/counselor to submit your letter of recommendation and school report before break

  • Complete the CSS Profile if your college requires it

  • Winter Break Dec 21st - Jan 3rd

JANUARY / FEBRUARY

 

  • Application for FAFSA opens Jan 1st

  • Complete and Submit your FAFSA/DC CAP & DC TAG application ASAP

  • Saturday March 14th FAFSA Saturday

  • Check you e-mails and student portal accounts for important messages from  colleges you’ve applied

  • Contact colleges you haven’t heard from to make sure they have your applications and all documents

  • Log on to Naviance for scholarship search

  • Visit the College/Career Center for scholarship search

  • Request letters of recommendations for scholarships from teachers (2 weeks notice)

  • Ask your teacher and counselor to review your scholarship applications & essays

MARCH / APRIL

 

  • March 2nd is priority deadline for FAFSA

  • Bell scholarship Due

  • Admission decision results should have been mailed by end of month

  • Community Service/Internship hours due

  • Continue applying to scholarship

  • Make sure to check your Financial Aid report/ offer letters and turn in any documents that are missing

  • Check your account portal  and e-mail for any documents you still have pending  for the college you plan on attending

MAY/JUNE

 

  • SRI due to colleges

  • Senior fees due May 22nd

  • Registration due to colleges

  • Make sure to check your e-mails &College portal accounts.

  • If you have not heard from colleges or know the status of your financial aid call ASAP!

  • Make sure to follow all the enrollment steps at your College and register for courses!

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