Junior College Planning Timeline

  • Start exploring colleges

    Attend local college fairs and begin generating a list of schools of interest
  • PSAT

    Sign up and take the PSAT. This will give you a baseline for the SAT, but also allow you to access the college search engine My Road Quickstart. This also allows students access to SAT prep questions for free,
  • Student Athletes register with teh NCAA Clearinghouse

    Student athletes should see their counselro for assistance with registering with the clearinghouse. www.ncaaeligibilitycenter.org
  • Financial Aid Night

    Attend this informative event with your parents to gain an understanding of the financial aid process. Parents should attend also
  • PSAT review session

    Meet with your school counselor to review and interpret your results. Your counselor will also explain the My Road program and the college search engine piece.
  • SAT registration

    Register on College Board for the May SAT. Make sure you upload a picture ID. See your counselor if you require a fee waiver
  • Develop a list of schools to visit

    Generate a list of schools to visit. It is helpful to visit a college campus while college is in session to get a feel for the climate of the school.
  • Junior College Planning Session

    Sign uo with your counselor to review credits and your list of colleges. Consider inviting parents to attend this meeting with the school counselor.
  • NCAC College Fair in Hartford

    Attend this free event at the XL center. Over 300 colleges and universities will be present.
  • SAT registration

    Deadline to sign up for the June SAT. See your school counselor if you need a fee waiver.
  • Visit Colleges

    Make appointments to tour schools of interest
  • Activity sheet

    Students should update their resume
  • Identify teachers to write a letter of recommendation

    Students should identify two teachers they would like to write a letter of recommendation
  • Visit Colleges and Volunteerism

    Students should continue to visit schools over the summer and narrow their list down to 6-8 colleges for the start of their senior year