Junior Timeline

Fall (September-November)

 

  • Start your junior year off by registering for and taking the PSAT/NMSQT test.

 

  • Meet with your counselor to organize your testing strategies and college plan.

 

  • Explore colleges

 

  • Research college costs and tuition at different types of schools.

 

  • Narrow your college list to 10-20

 

  • Get involved in extracurricular activities

  • Take the PSAT/NMSQT

 

  • Look over the schedule for testing for the SAT and the ACT. 

 

Winter (December-February)

 

  • Junior year grades will say a lot about your academic performance. Study a lot harder.

 

  • Make test prep plans for the SAT/ACT

 

Spring (March-May)

 

  • Take the SAT/ACT

 

  • Get letters of recommendation from teachers

 

  • Look at college admission requirements

 

  • Contact colleges to schedule campus visits

 

  • attend College Night at Cadillac High School

 

Summer (June-August)

 

  • Begin working on your college application essay

 

  • Develop a financial aid plan




*Thanks to Warren Cousino High School whose timeline page we used as a template for this one.

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