Follow-Up Just because you hit "Submit" and got your college applications in before the deadline does not mean your work is over. Be sure to contact the admissions office at each of your colleges to make sure your applications are complete (did they receive your test scores, recommendation letters, transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, etc.?) College Fly-In and Diversity Programs Many colleges offer free fly-in programs and diversity programming to students accepted to their programs!
Juniors - You should be working on creating your college list - include Reach (two-three), Target (three-five), and Safety (two-three) schools to ensure you have a balanced list and increase your chances of acceptances. All of these should be schools you would be excited to attend. “Reach” schools are colleges where your test scores, GPA, and/or class rank are below those of the majority of accepted students. Your chance of being accepted is not as high as at other institutio
Juniors - Now is the time to register for the SAT and the ACT. Get your waivers from your counselors today! You should take these tests once during your junior year and again during your senior year. Seniors - Have you heard from your colleges? If you haven't, follow up with them. Call the admissions office and make sure your application is complete. Are you on the waitlist? Call the college and see if you can send them any additional documentation to help with your acceptanc