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SUMMER BEFORE GRADE 12


SEPTEMBER

  • Activate all application systems, complete basic information

  • Write supplement essays

  • Request interviews, if applicable

  • Request teacher letters of recommendation

  • Retake ACT/SAT tests, if needed

  • Secure translated transcripts for grades 9-11 (international students)


OCTOBER


NOVEMBER


  • Complete and submit Jan 1 regular decision applications

  • Ensure school report is sent for Jan 1 applications

  • Ensure all schools have received ACT/SAT scores

DECEMBER


  • Submit all applications with late regular decision deadlines

  • Monitor progress within all application systems, ensure all materials have been received

  • Ensure school sends mid-year report

JANUARY, FEBRUARY


  • Monitor acceptances as they pick up in March through April 1

  • Weigh options, examine realities and financial aid packages

MARCH, APRIL


  • May 1 is "Decision Day" for enrollment

  • Complete enrollment paperwork, pay deposit

  • Complete housing request paperwork

  • Register for summer orientation

  • Schedule the visa interview (international students)

  • Send AP/IB Scores to college

  • Ensure final school transcript / proof of diploma sent to college

MAY/JUNE