College Planning

  • Junior Post Secondary Time Line

    September:  

    • Get involved in Clubs, Activities, Work, Sports, Volunteerism
    • Start strong in all of your classes

    October:

    • PSAT’s (Optional for Juniors)
    • Focus on Grades
    • College Visits in Main Guidance (see upcoming events calendar on  School Counseling Website) 

    November:

    • Begin college and career search on Naviance
    • Keep up grades

    December:

    • Continue Involvement in school
    • Keep up grades

    January:

    • Register for SAT or ACT in May/June

    February:

    • Pick senior classes (keep future plans in mind when selecting courses)
    • ASVAB Exam for students interested in the military
    • February Break is a great time to start to visit college campuses

    March:

    • Register, if you have not registered for the May/June SAT 

    April:

    • April break is a great time to visit college campuses

    May:

    • SAT or ACT Test
    • AP Testing
    • School Counselors will be working with Juniors in their English classes to start their autobiographical statement
    • Juniors will start their college essay in English Classes

    June:

    • Continue work on Essay and Autobiographical Statement

    July:

    • Students can start to work on their Common Application
  • Boston National College Fair
    A large amount of colleges will be represented at the Seaport World Trade Center Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    Friday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  If you'd like to sign up for the event, you can do so at their website: https://www.gotomyncf.com/Registration/EventSelectForState?stateName=Massachusetts
     
    College Admission Representatives:
    You can now schedule a college visit with us on line!
    Please go to:  https://repvisits.com/ to schedule appointment with us.