Mrs. Stein’s Short List for College Admission

Mrs. Stein’s Short List for College Admission

  1. RESEARCH colleges and scholarships during the Sophomore/Junior Year

Check out: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/ and
My College Quickstart for planning with PSAT scores
Also, helpful: WashBoard.org

  1. TAKE the SAT/ACT at the end of the Junior Year (or Sophomore year)

Register at sat.org/register
Set up account at www.collegeboard.com (free online practice)
Register at www.actstudent.org/start

  1. TAKE a challenging course load during Senior Year
  2. VISIT colleges in the summer/fall prior/during Senior Year
  3. RETAKE* the SAT/ACT to improve score (fall of Senior Year)
  4. COMPLETE all college applications before Christmas break
  5. MAIL the FAFSA just after January 1 (senior year) FAFSA.ED.GOV (form is FREE) register now to obtain a PIN number WWW.PIN.ED.GOV

    FAFSA seminars are available at YVCC as well as online tutorials.
  1. PRAY WITHOUT CEASING!
  2. DECIDE by May 1 (National College Decision Day) and communicate selection to appropriate college offices
  3. REQUEST to have final transcript mailed from RCS to your college. Official transcripts will be available in June.
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