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Senior Timeline

Listed below is an estimated time frame for your senior year. Throughout your senior year you should take as many college tours as possible, and schools that you are really interested in should be visited twice.

September

  • Register for SAT (October Test & November test if necessary)
  • Continue the college selection process
  • Review college characteristics
  • Request teacher recommendations

October

  • Take the SAT test
  • Complete Final Four List (comparison of schools checklist form)
  • Complete College Choice List (final decisions college list)
  • Continue downloading or requesting applications
  • Continue filling out college applications
  • Complete and have teachers edit your college essays
  • Assure all teacher recommendations are collected

November

  • Finalize applications and all pertinent information

December

  • Bring completed applications to THE MAIN OFFICE by December 1
  • Due date may vary depending on specific school deadlines
  • Check with main office to review scholarship applications

January

  • Financial Aid--Apply as close to January 1st as possible
  • Scholarships

February

  • Scholarships

March

  • You will begin to receive acceptance letters
  • Scholarships

April

  • Final decision on college choice should be made at this time.
  • Scholarships

May

  • Deposits for room holds are usually due beginning of May ($400/$500 -- more or less depending on school)

June

  • Graduation

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