College Bound Seniors Timeline for Success

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  • Sign Up to Take the ACT

    Sign Up to Take the ACT
    Students should register to take the ACT for the first time during thier Junior year in High School. Students may take the ACT more than once. Only students going to 4 year Universities are required to take the ACT. Sign Up Online
  • Create Your Accomplishments Table

    Create Your Accomplishments Table
    Students should create an accomplishments table so that they can more easily include thier accomplishments in thier scholarship applications.
    Create Your Accomplishments Table
    Sample Accomplishments Table
  • Apply to the University of Illinois

    Apply to the University of Illinois
    Apply Online!
    If you plan to apply to the University of Illinois,
    the application date is in October. Application is
    done online and there is a fee to apply.
  • Fill out Your FAFSA

    Fill out Your FAFSA
    FAFSA is due in late February or March. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Every student who is going to college should fill this out to see what type of need-based financial aid is available. You will need your parents' income tax information to apply.
    Apply Online
    Get FAFSA help on Youtube
    Get FAFSA help on Facebook
  • Apply to Colleges of Your Choice

    Apply to Colleges of Your Choice
    Apply to 3-4 colleges between September and December. All applications are on-line. Below are links to Local Colleges. Apply to Your College Here
  • Request a Transcript to be Sent to Your College

    Request a Transcript to be Sent to Your College
    Once you have applied to the colleges of your choice. Fill out the Transcript request form at the link below. Upon submission, the request will automatically be sent to the counselor. Request Your Transcript
  • Apply for College and University Scholarships

    Apply for College and University Scholarships
    College scholarships are available the college web sites between September and December. You will apply online for those. Click on Links below for Local Colleges and Universities. Apply for College and University Scholarships
  • Apply for Local Scholarships

    Apply for Local Scholarships
    Local scholarships can be filled out by downloading the application from the application page. Check back often as scholarship links will be added or activated as they become available. Apply for Local Scholarships
  • Request Letters of Recommendation

    Request Letters of Recommendation
    Have teachers/counselors/administrators write letters of recommendation for your scholarships. Give them at least a week to two weeks’ notice. Trico Staff Directory
  • Trico Scholarship Deadline

    Trico Scholarship Deadline
    ALL Local scholarships due April 6, 2018 by 8:40 am. NO EXCEPTIONS. They can be turned in early.
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