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High School Sophmores

College Planning Checklist


Check off each item as you complete each suggestion.

In The Fall

√  Meet with your counselor at the beginning of the school year and continue dialogue of your college plans. Review your schedule.

√  Keep your calendar current with important dates and deadlines.

√  Go to college fairs in your area.

√  Sign up for extracurricular activities – aim for leadership roles.

√  Sign up for the PSAT/NMSQT, which is given in October. Ask your counselor which date it is offered at your school. Get free online PSAT/NMSQT practice.

√  Talk to your parents and your college planning advisor about financing college.

In The Spring

√  Sign up for college preparatory courses.

√  Take AP Exams in May.

√  Look for a great summer opportunity – job, internship, or volunteer position.

√  Check with your counselor and search online for summer school programs for high school students at colleges.

√  Plan to visit college campuses to get a feel for your options. Start with colleges near you.

√  Finalize your summer plans.

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“You knew how important it was to her to get into one of the top schools in the country and she did. But not only did she get into the school of her choice, but also received a scholarship that totaled more than 75% of her tuition.”

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