11th Grade Research and evaluate your college options  visit college websites  attend college fairs  meet with college representatives  search online for colleges that meet your needs  talk to your parents about college costs Take the PSAT/NMSQT in October. Think of your interests and abilities in terms of possible college majors. Take the ACT and/or SAT in the spring. Meet with your counselor to discuss your college options and your senior schedule. Make sure your senior courses meet your high school’s graduation requirements—and that you are taking all of the courses recommended for college. Make college visits in the spring. Look into scholarship opportunities. If you’re thinking about playing a sport in college, register with the NCAA. www.eligibilitycenter.org Narrow your list of college choices so that you’ll be ready to fill out applications in the fall.