Fall Senior Timeline
College and Career Presentations
- Meet with a counselor and discuss credits (Senior English Class)
- High school graduation requirements- 22 credits
- Online classes- do you need to take one?
- University requirements- 16 credits
- What is your CORE GPA?
- Do you have any “I” incompletes on your transcripts?
- Meet with the College and Career Coordinator
- What do you want to do after high school?
- College/University/Tech School/Job training
- Get your path started, if not already
- Scholarships and how to pay for school/training
- Questions? Email your counselor
- Sign up for an online class (if not completed in August)
- Register for any standardized tests you plan on taking (ACT or SAT).
- Make sure that you meet all of the requirements for the schools you’d like to apply to and double-check deadlines.
- Give out recommendation forms to teachers and counselors with a personal info sheet
- If you’re applying early decision most deadlines are between October 1st and November 1st.
- Stop by the Career Center to find out about scholarships
- Do you have a score to get into your school of choice? If not, sign up to take the SAT or ACT
- When signing up to take the ACT or SAT, make sure you indicate that you want your official scores sent by the testing agencies to your school(s) of choice.
- Get started on admissions essays. Give your essays to others for feedback.
- Fill out your FAFSA FAFSA IS NOT A STUDENT LOAN APPLICATION. Many colleges and universities require a submitted FAFSA in order to distribute any financial aid or scholarship money, including academic scholarships.
- Submit your college admissions applications. Check them thoroughly. Having someone else review your application can help you check for errors.
- Be sure to consult with the Career Center Coordinator about scholarship opportunities.
- Check with the financial aid office of the school(s) you are applying to for specific information and costs for tuition, room & board, and any additional financial aid info they require.
- Make sure your test scores are being sent to the colleges to which you’re applying.
- If you submitted an application for early decision, keep an eye out for a decision letter. Early decision letters usually arrive in December.
- Study for your finals here at DRHS!
Last Modified on August 31, 2020