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Junior Year Calendar

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September

October

  • Attend a Virtual College Fair this fall – Visit the link:  Virtual College Fair
  • Start planning your college visits. Junior year is a good time to visit local areas colleges to get a feeling about the type of college you will attend. Large or small, public or private, UC or CSU, etc. You Visit
  • Start researching colleges using Naviance SuperMatch College Search. Look at college websites and sign up as a prospective student so you are on their mailing list to receive information. Naviance Family Connections
  • SAT_ACT FAQ

November

December

  • UC will not consider SAT or ACT test scores when making admissions decisions or awarding scholarships. If you choose to submit test scores as part of your application, they may be used as an alternative method of fulfilling minimum requirements for eligibility or for course placement after you enroll.

January

February

  • Begin or continue your college searching as you start to narrow your college interest list. Use the Naviance Super Match College Search features and resources available in the College & Career Center. Naviance Family Connections

March

  • UC will not consider SAT or ACT test scores when making admissions decisions or awarding scholarships. If you choose to submit test scores as part of your application, they may be used as an alternative method of fulfilling minimum requirements for eligibility or for course placement after you enroll.
  • Consider visiting college campuses during spring break.

April

  • Continue your family discussion about college: Where? How?
  • Plan to attend the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) College Fair at Anaheim or Pasadena. This is a great opportunity to see hundreds of colleges at one fair. For dates and location go to: NACAC

May

  • Take any appropriate AP Exams. AP Potential
  • Start drafting your college essay/personal insight questions. UC Personal Insight Questions and Common Application
  • Consider who will write your letters of recommendation (if required) for your college applications and approach them before you leave school for the summer.  Start working on your brag sheet for your teacher and counselor recommendations. Brag Sheet
  • Register with the NCAA if you plan to play sports in college to establish your eligibility and send in your transcript NCAA Eligibility Center.

Summer

  • Organize your applications deadlines. Carefully organize a timeline if you are planning to apply Early Decision or Early Action.
  • Start narrowing down your college list to a realistic number and prepare for college applications by gathering your family data and update your resume. Check Naviance Scattergrams. Naviance Family Connections
  • Visit college campuses of interest. Take this checklist with you: Campus Visit Checklist
  • Spend the summer doing what you enjoy. Talk to your college friends home for the summer.
  • Finalize your brag sheet located in Naviance and work on your  Brag Sheet