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.
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