• Junior Timeline

    Action Plan for High School Juniors

    • October - Take PSAT test. Sign up for the Student Search Services. This free service matches your background and interests with collegs that are looking for students like you.

    • November/December - Start to explore career interests. Talk with people in the fields that interest you and find out how they prepared for their jobs. Consider taking the SAT's at least twice during your junior year. Contact your guidance counselor for test dates.

    • January/February - The course selection process for your senior year begins. Consider taking challenging courses which will better prepare you for college.

    • March/April - Visit College Fairs. Begin to contact colleges that interest you. You may want to request catalogs and schedule visits.

    • May/June - Identify individuals you will ask for letters of recommendation. Visit college campuses. Write your resume. Get a summer job.