College Advice

College Advice for :

Middle and High School Students

No matter what you dream of doing with your future, preparing yourself for your education and life after high school is important.
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October-December Tasks for High School Seniors

During your senior year, you will finalize your college choice. This year is filled with admission applications, scholarship essays, financial aid information,
and the need to meet deadlines. Throughout your senior year, continue to build your resume by achieving academic success, as well as participating in
extra-curricular activities. Colleges are very interested in well-rounded students. The college preparation that takes place during your senior year is
filled with a lot of details and paperwork. It is very important that you involve your parents with this process.
Below are the tasks you should complete during November and December:

 

January-June Tasks for High School Seniors

 

PSAT Test Tips

Every year, the PSAT (a practice test for the SAT) is administered to all grade 10 students in early Spring. Below are tips on how to prepare for the PSAT that will also help prepare for the SAT exam.

Short-Term Approaches and Strategies:

Students who take the PSAT exam will have access to College and Career planning and search tools on the College Board website:

SAT Test and Preparation

The SAT practice is available through the College Board webiste, offering the following:

On the test day, it is important to be organized and well rested.

The SAT practice is available through the College Board webiste, offering the following:

This link will provide you with information on what to expect on test day, including a checklist of last-minute reminders to review the day before the test.

 

SAT test dates and deadlines for 2019-2020:

SAT Test DatesRegistration DeadlineScores Release Date
Oct. 5, 2019SAT 1 & SAT 2 September 6 , 2019September 6 , 2019
Nov. 2, 2019 SAT 1 & SAT 2 October 3 , 2019 October 3 , 2019
Dec. 7, 2019 SAT 1 & SAT 2 November 8 , 2020 November 8 , 2020
Oct. 5, 2019 SAT 1 & SAT 2 September 6 , 2019 September 6 , 2019
Nov. 2, 2019 SAT 1 & SAT 2 October 3 , 2019October 3 , 2019
Dec. 7, 2019SAT 1 & SAT 2 November 8 , 2020November 8 , 2020