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Summer School

Summer School information is not yet available.  Check back after Spring Break with me for the application.  See the Credit Recovery page for the Summer School Flyer with the dates and times for Summer School and the possible courses that may be offered.

 

 

Counselor's Advice to Junior Class

College Planning for Juniors

September
Plan a
family college discussion.
Review your courses with your high school guidance counselor.
Prepare a list of
questions to ask college reps.
Sign up to take the PSAT.

Get and stay organized: Create files to keep copies of applications and correspondence. Set up a calendar to track important dates and deadlines.

October–November
Attend
college fairs and financial aid nights.
Download College Answer's
College Fair Checklist(pdf).
Take the PSAT.
Start searching for
scholarshipsand ways to payfor your education.
Learn what
components make up the cost to attend college.
Review descriptions of the
different types of schools.
Begin to understand the basics about
federaland private loans.
Plan and make
college visits.
Download College Answer's
Campus Visit Checklist(pdf).

December
Review your PSAT results with your counselor.
Talk with your
college friendshome for break.
Take both the
SAT and ACTat least once.

January
Identify
characteristicsyou want in a college.
Attend
college fairs and financial aid nights.
Clear up the
financial aid mythsabout paying for college.
Let your parents know that the IRS could save them money through
education tax deductions and credits.

February
Run Sallie Mae's
Free Scholarship Search.
Register and study for the
SAT and/or ACT.

March
Plan
campus visits.
Narrow your
college list to a reasonable number.
Contact the
financial aid officefor each college on your list to discuss payment options.
Keep up
college discussionswith your family and counselors.
Get answers to your
"going-to-college" questions.
Estimate how much various
colleges will cost.

April–May
Select senior year classes—check with your counselor to ensure your courses meet necessary college requirements.
Download College Answer's
Campus Visit Checklist(pdf) and start visiting colleges.
Take the
SAT and/or ACT, if necessary.
Take
Advanced Placement (AP) tests, if necessary.
Get a summer job to save extra money.
Considering a
military academy or an ROTC scholarship? Meet with your high school counselor before leaving for summer vacation.

Summer
Improve your reading and vocabulary skills. Download College Answer's Recommended Reading List(pdf).
Continue searching for scholarshipsandways to pay.
Combine vacation plans with campus visits.
Start working on your college application essays.
Talk to people in interesting careers.
Decide who you’ll ask to write letters of recommendation.
Talk with college friendshome for summer.

 

 

TESTING INFORMATION:                                                        

Sign up for the SAT at: www.collegeboard.com

Register for the ACT at: www.actstudent.org

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Summer Internships

Looking for a place to volunteer at? Try this link:

The Volunteer Center has many places where you can volunteer your time and has a wide variety of places to choose from.  

 

http://thevolunteercenter.net/ 

Important Dates