College Prep Timeline

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College Prep Timeline

College Planning Timeline
 
The below timeline serves as a reference resources for students and their families as they plan for college. Questions about how to best utilize the suggestions listed below can be directed to School Counselors Mrs. Jill Gray (email Mrs. Gray) and Mrs. Nicole Chiles (email Mrs. Chiles).
 
· Become familiar with college entrance requirements.
· With the help of your school counselor, create a 4-year high school curriculum plan to satisfy your goals.



· Take the Pre-ACT in the fall.
· Schedule courses that follow the college prep guidelines.
· Attend college and career fairs.


· Students: complete College & Career Course
· Parents: attend College Information Night in September.
· Parents: attend the Financial Aid Workshop in October.
· Take the ACT two times.
· Begin making spring college visits to the schools that are of interest to you.






· Complete college applications.
· Parents: attend College Information Night in September.
· Attend area college fairs and meet with college reps who visit our school.
· Visit colleges that you are considering.
· Request recommendations if required by colleges. Don't forget to send thank-you notes!
· Parents: attend the Financial Aid Workshop in October.
· Complete FAFSA and mail as soon after October as possible.
· Complete scholarship applications.


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