Senior Year Timeline



    -Continue exploring colleges and careers by taking advantage of free career inventories online.

    -Start looking over College Applications by going to the school’s website or do a college search at

    -Register to take (or re-take) the SAT or ACT.  Watch out for deadlines. If you receive free lunch, see your Guidance Counselor for a fee waiver.

    -1st, 2nd Marking Period & Semester Grades are very important.  Colleges will ask for them.

    -Collect application materials and keep careful track of due dates.  Don’t procrastinate!

    -Start working on your essay and resume.

    -If you are on a potential Division I or II athlete, you MUST see your counselor to follow up on NCAA  Clearinghouse eligibility.


       -Social Security and/or Alien Registration Numbers

       -2016 Federal tax information

       -Records of Untaxed Income (SSI and/or TANF benefits)



    ASVAB testing available in the Media Center.  See you counselor for details.

    -Take care of college application basics: Contact teachers for recommendations, make sure your transcript is accurate, and finalize your college essay.

    -Visit colleges in which you are interested.

    -Finalize your college choices.  Be sure to go online to make sure that you have fit the requirements (GPA, SAT/ACT scores, course requirements) to be admitted to the school. See if the SAT II (Subject Test) is required.

    Consider filing a Common Application at



    *****Submit the FAFSA on or after October 1st*****             

    -Make sure you have a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) worksheet.  See your Guidance Counselor or visit





    National College Fair

    Atlantic City Convention Center


    If you’re applying Early Decision/Early Action, don’t miss November deadlines. Investigate scholarships and obtain an issue of Careers and Colleges in the Guidance Office.



    -Complete all applications and submit them on time. Don’t forget to enclose the application fee or fee waiver.  Contact your counselor for transcripts and fee waivers.  

    -ASVAB testing available in the Media Center.  See you counselor for details.



    Start looking for and filling out scholarships.  You will not receive any if you do not fill out the applications.



    -Once you submit the FAFSA, you should receive a Student Aid Report (SAR), noting eligibility for aid.

    -Send your 1st semester grades (Mid-year) to colleges if necessary.

    The ASVAB will be given on February 12, 2019 in the Media Center



    -Continue to search for scholarship dollars.



    -Look for admission notices in the mail or via E-mail and review financial aid packages.

    ASVAB testing available in the Media Center.  See you counselor for details.



    -Decide which college you will attend, notify all others of your decision.  Send required deposit to the college of your choice.



    -Make sure you tell your counselor to which college your final transcript and proof of graduation should be sent.