• College Planning


    There are important activities that should be completed each year to ensure a smooth transition to college. GoCollegeNewYork is a great resource! There are checklists for each grade level that outline specific tasks to assist in keeping on the college track.


    Plan to take the ACT and/or SAT - Junior Year

    The ACT and SAT are college entrance exams that are used in the admissions process.

    Click here for more information about the ACT and how to register. Test Day Reminders.

    Click here for more information about the SAT and how to register. Test Day Checklist.

    Fee waivers for both exams are available for eligible student from your school counselor.

    How do you choose? Here are a couple of resources that may help in the decision making process.

    SAT vs ACT  - The Princeton Review

    ACT vs. SAT - Study Point


    Senior Year Timeline

    October - January: Apply to desired college/universities by the deadline date

    • Talk with your School Counselor about EOP/HEOP; Early Decision and Early Action to ensure you take advantage of all the opportunities that may be available to you.

    October - December: File FAFSA

    March - May: Reveiw Acceptance and Financial Aid Award Letters

    May - June: Accept Financial Aid Offer from chosen school and pay deposit