11th Grade

Junior year marks a turning point. This is because for most students and families, it’s when college planning activities kick into high gear. Here are some things you can do this year to stay on track for college.

August – October

  • Start with you: Think about your abilities, characteristics, values and things you want to study in college
  • Learn and explore colleges
  • Take the PSAT, again!
  • Update your resume
  • Sign up for NCAA Eligibility Center if you would like to play competitive sports in the States.
  • Start looking at summer programs for the following year

October – February

  • Sign up to take college admission tests
  • Visit universities during the holiday break
  • Develop a list of universities you would like to apply to
  • If you’re considering the military, you should meet with a recruiter
  • Sign up for a junior interview with counselor (starting in December)

March – June

  • Take the SAT or ACT
  • Attend College Fair in March
  • Request letters of recommendations from teachers, especially for Early Decision/Early Action students

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