Senior Checklist

October

  • Verify that your transcripts are accurate
  • Find out which financial aid applications are required at your choice colleges. Ask for letters of recommendation to include with your admissions and/or college applications.
  • Work on admissions application essays.
  • Attend college fairs and financial aid nights.
  • Early decision candidates should complete college applications.

November

  • Continue completing the college applications.
  • Early decision deadline is often November 1 or 15.
  • Determine which financial aid forms on your list require-when in doubt contact the financial aid office.
  • Search for additional sources of financial aid.

December

  • Complete school applications ideally by December 1.
  • Collect family tax information.