Junior Checklist

March/April

  • Register for SAT, SAT Subject Tests, and/or ACT (May, June)
  • Research colleges; plan college visits
  •  Meet with your College Guidance Counselor at least once before June. We encourage parents to attend.
  • Apply to summer internships, special programs, jobs
  •  Attend College Night on April 28, 2015 with your parents

May

  • Request two letters of recommendation from teachers
  • Prepare rough draft of Common Application essay and submit to your counselor for review

July/August

  • Request letter of recommendation from mentor and employer of summer programs

  • Practice for second SAT/ACT test for fall dates

  • Visit colleges.  Consider Early Decision or Early Action.

  • Register for September 14th ACT by August 8th

  • Register for October 6th SAT by September 6th

  • Make sure you are on track to graduate. Review your transcript; take care of Incompletes or Failures

  • Be in touch with College Guidance. Email your counselor.  Make a summer appointment in Brooklyn or Deal with College Guidance counselor to review essay.