11th Grade College Track Calendar
Junior year is one of the most important years in the college preparation process. You will need to register, study, and take the SATs multiple times this year.
Your junior year is one of the most important years in the college preparation process. It is important to get good grades during your junior year, and begin finalizing the list of colleges you will apply to.
Make a fresh list of your abilities, preferences, and personal qualities. List things you may want to study and do in college.
Sign up for the PSAT and begin PSAT test prep
If you haven’t already, sign up for the SAT and ACT.
If you haven’t already, sign up for, study, and take the SAT and ACT.
If you haven’t already, sign up for the SAT and ACT and study.
Review your REAP earnings with your family and your teachers. Discuss how you can improve your performance to earn more funding if necessary.
Review list of interests, and see if you need to add any interests or skills you have not yet listed.
Try to visit schools that interest you this summer.
Decide if you are going to apply under a particular’s school’s early action program.
Complete Scholarship Applications.
You need to put the test dates and registration deadlines for the PSAT, ACT, and SAT on your calendar, your parent’s calendars, and any additional calendars you can find.
Read about colleges and majors and their financial aid options.
Take PSAT. When taking the PSAT, sign up for Student Search Service (SSS) to get information about colleges and scholarship organizations and admissions and financial aid information.
Write a resume– list your accomplishments, activities, and work experience.
Take the SAT and/or ACT (taking these tests multiple times each is recommended).
Review your list of 8-15 colleges, and spend some time reviewing your GPA and test scores to the average GPA and test scores of the admitted classes from last year at each college.
Review list of colleges, and think deeply about how they match your interests and the way of life you would like to have during college. Make any necessary adjustments.
If you plan to play Division I or II college sports and want to be eligible to be recruited by colleges, register with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Eligibility Center.
Continue to take challenging courses, striving for 3.5s and 4.0s.
Formulate a study plan for the SAT and ACT.
Write a resume– list your accomplishments, activities, and work experience. Update your information in FAFSA-4caster.ed.gov and compare the results to the actual costs of colleges to which you will apply.
Search and apply for scholarships. Some deadlines are as early as the summer between 11th and 12th grade.
Make any changes necessary to your list of 8-15 colleges to make sure it contains colleges you will have a good chance at admission, some back-up colleges, and some long-shot colleges.
If you took AP exams in May, look for your AP score report.Register for fall test dates for the SATs.
Seek out community service opportunities and extracurricular activities to get involved in during the summer.