College Admissions Planning


If your child is a sophomore or junior in High School, it i time to start preparing for college admissions. But how, when, and what?

Here is the tentative guideline for the college admission planning.

Spring and Summer of junior year

Take SAT/ACT

Create list of colleges you are interested in

Visit colleges you are interested in

Research their requirements

Ask counselors about scholarships available in La Guardia

September:

Finalize college list

Make a timetable of all of the deadlines

Essay writing, start with the application

Campus visits

Apply to high school scholarships

October

Finish essays/applications and get letters of recommendation

November

Ask counselor to send transcripts to the colleges you apply for.

Finalize application completely, and send it by early december

January