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Junior College Checklist

Junior College Checklist

  • Begin serious research and consider your college options
  • Take the PSAT in October
    • The PSAT taken in the 11th grade and the scores received can qualify students for the National Merit Scholarship Funds
  • Read all the college materials you receive carefully. Compare requirements for admissions and financial aid available at each institution
  • Plan, Prepare, and Register for the college entrance examinations (SAT or ACT and SAT Subject Tests in the Spring)
  • Seek out scholarship information, applications and deadlines
  • Narrow down the list of colleges you’re interested in
  • Plan to visit potential colleges and universities in the Spring and Summer before senior year
  • Continue participation in college readiness programs
    • Maintain an above average GPA Grades in 11th grade will weigh heavily in the colleges decision to admit you