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Junior Check List

Throughout the year….

  • Concentrate on your GPA! Keep your grades high and your courses as challenging as possible. 
  • Get information packets from colleges you are considering.  Request them from the college’s website or call the admissions office.
  • Search for scholarships that you want to apply for.
  • Attend career days, college fairs, and financial aid workshops.
  • Start your in-depth college visits this year!


In the fall…..

  • Meet with Mrs. Branam to make sure you are on the right track for the colleges you’re considering and that you are meeting graduation requirements. 
  • Register and take the ACT and/or the SAT.  Consider this schedule:
    • Take the PSAT in October.
    • Take the SAT in November.
    • Take the ACT in September or December.


In the winter…..

  • Review your PSAT scores with Mrs. Branam.
  • Register to take the ACT and/or SAT in the spring. 
  • Decide what camps, programs, volunteer work, and classes you want to attend or take in the summer. 


In the spring…..

  • Take the ACT/SAT.
  • Meet with Mrs. Branam to decide your schedule for your senior year.  
  • If college sports is a possibility, see Mrs. Branam about the NCAA clearinghouse forms. 


In the summer……

  • Start work on your essays for college applications and scholarships. 
  • Decide which teachers you want to ask to write a letter of recommendation for you.  
  • Start the college application process if you’re applying Early Decision or Early Action.