Twelfth Grade Schedule

12th Grade College Preparation

SAT I is SAT Reasoning Test. SAT II is SAT Subject Tests.

SEPTEMBER

Update brag sheet
Attend CSRA College Night at James Brown Arena
Approach teachers for recommendation letters.
Register for October and November SAT I, SAT II, or ACT.
Start narrowing down your choice of colleges. Be sure to include a combination of safety, target, and stretch schools.

OCTOBER

SAT I and SAT II
ACT
Confirm all college application deadlines.
Follow up on letters of recommendation and transcripts to be sent with your applications. This is your responsibility.
Concentrate on doing well in all your classes. First semester senior year grades are very important to colleges.
Research scholarship and financial aid eligibility.
Register for December SAT I and SAT II.
Early action and early decision deadlines are due either October 1 or 15. Please check with Mr. McCallie for more details.

NOVEMBER

SAT I and SAT II
Early action and early decision deadlines are frequently due November 1 or 15. Check.
Submit rolling admissions applications – the sooner, the better.
Keep working on January and February deadline applications.
Research scholarships offered by companies, parents’ employers, civic groups, etc.
Register for December ACT.

DECEMBER

ACT
Take the SAT I if you are still dissatisfied with your scores.
Begin free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and/or PROFILE financial aid form (if applicable) for January mailing; the earlier you file, the better chance of a larger grant.

JANUARY

Complete FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid).
Complete and mail financial aid applications.
Request that your college counselor send mid-year report to colleges that require them.
Continue to research scholarship information.
Pay close attention to financial aid deadlines.

FEBRUARY

Notify your college counselor if a college requests additional information in order to make a decision.
Check to make sure that colleges have received all materials: application, letters of recommendation, test scores, transcript, and financial aid forms.

MARCH

Notify your college counselor of all college acceptances.

APRIL

Review all college acceptance materials. Pay attention to deposit deadlines, which are usually May 1.
Fill out housing forms.
Register for SAT II if needed for placement purposes at your college.

MAY

AP exams
Make final college selection. Notify college counseling office for submission of final transcript.
Congratulations! Time to graduate!

NOTE

Verify all registration and test dates on the official Web sites.