There is a lot to do your senior year. Please read over everything carefully and contact Mrs. Schnobrich if you need help with anything!
August-September •September 1st - Apply now if you know where you want to go! •ACT Registration Deadline •Visit post-secondary campuses–Mrs. Schnobrich will help with scheduling campus visits, if needed •Finalize a list of post-secondary options for which applications will be sent •Obtain post-secondary application forms
WI Tech Schools – Apply at specific college website
•Write all post-secondary application deadlines on a calendar • Begin or continue to complete applications for admission, housing and/or financial aid •Actively search for scholarships •Register for any necessary test (ACT or SAT) •Schedule test preparation time – most test websites also have daily questions •Check that the academic program you are applying to meets high school graduation and post-secondary entrance requirements
•Visit post-secondary campuses •Update your resume highlighting your academic, extracurricular work, and volunteer activities to give to people writing recommendations •Spend time choosing who you will ask to write you letters of recommendation for scholarships and applications if needed and ask them. • Take ACT/SAT if necessary •Continue working on applications •Start searching for possible scholarships, especially at your post-secondary school.
November •Visit post-secondary campuses, if you haven't already. •ACT Registration Deadline •Take ACT/SAT/COMPASS, if necessary. •Continue applying and searching for scholarships.
December •Visit post-secondary campuses if not yet. •Complete post-secondary applications •Continue applying for scholarships • Register for future admissions tests, if necessary •Take ACT/SAT/COMPASS, if necessary
January •Make final visits to post-secondary campuses as needed. •All applications should be in by now. •Check that all recommendations, transcripts, and test scores have been sent to post-secondary schools of choice •Send mid-year grades to post-secondary schools, if necessary (see office for this)
February-April •Complete any late deadline application forms •Take needed tests •Evaluate offers of admission •Consider visiting post-secondary campuses before making final decision, if necessary. •Check to see that your mid-year transcripts have been sent to the schools to which you have applied (see office)
May •Make final decision, if not made earlier. •Thank all those who have helped in the admissions process. • Write “thank you notes” to the people who wrote you letters of recommendation.
June •School district will send final transcript to the post-secondary school that you select.