Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 3425 Junior year - Eleventh grade Yourjunioryeariswhenyoushouldtakecollegetestsandmakecollegevis- its.InOctober,takethePSAT/NMSQT.(Yourcounselorwillhaveinformation on this test.) In the spring, take the ACT and/or the SAT. To get information and to register for the ACT, go to actstudent.org. To get information and to register for the SAT, go to sat.collegeboard.org. Senior year - Twelfth grade This is when your hard work and planning pay off! September – Meet with your counselor to discuss your college plans. Go over your ACT/SAT scores to determine if you need to retake either of these tests. October - February – Complete college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship applications. Be sure to apply to at least one “safety school.” Retake the ACT and/or SAT if necessary. Be aware of deadlines. If you need help paying for college, you and your parents must complete a FAFSA. Information and instructions are available online at www.fafsa. gov. Completing a FAFSA is very important! April – Decide which college to attend. Send in your housing deposit, return award letters, notify the other colleges of your decision, and tell your counselor where to send your final transcript. Summer –Get a job and save money for college. Attend college orienta- tion sessions and register for classes. “Iworkedhardinhighschoolandnowit’spayingoff. I’mgraduat- ing in the spring and I’ve already been accepted at three colleges. I have big plans for my future!” Antonio, high school senior