JUNIOR YEAR TIMELINE—CLASS OF 2019
___Prepare for the PSAT held on OCTOBER 11th at St. Hubert's.
___Get involved in extracurricular and community activities.
___Begin talking to parents/guardians about post-high school plans.
___Continue career exploration: use the college & career planning resources on Naviance, utilize the books and computers in Guidance, investigate Khan Academy & other resources on www.collegeboard.com, etc
___Request information from the Representatives that set up in the Lunchroom.
___Attend College Fairs: OCTOBER 11--------College Fair at Archbishop Ryan, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
OCTOBER 12-------College Fair at Bishop McDevitt, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
NOVEMBER 12—National College Fair at PA Convention Center,12th &
Arch Streets, 11 am-3 pm.
___Begin calling or E-mailing colleges/trade schools to ask for catalogues, information on majors that interest you, and financial aid/scholarship information (web pages are easily found on Naviance.) Links to searches for colleges and trade schools are available on the Guidance page at www.fatherjudge.com
___Junior Interviews are conducted thru April; you may request your interview by making an appointment in the Guidance Office.
___Prepare to take the SAT—Dates: MARCH 10 Register by FEBRUARY 9th
MAY 5 Register by APRIL 6th
JUNE 2 Register by MAY 3rd
___Choose Senior Courses carefully—check on the requirements of those colleges and trade schools that interest you—Admissions Officers do look at your choice in coursework! Make sure that you are meeting the NCAA Clearinghouse guidelines if you intend to participate in athletics.
___Attend the Junior Information Night on APRIL 11, 7:00 p.m., at Father Judge
___Attend any Spring Open Houses & Spring College Fairs-- the Main Line Regional College Fair at Villanova University is in May (TBA) 6:30-9:00 p.m.—Take advantage of off days (i.e. January 15, February 19, March 14, May 10, etc.) to visit colleges or trade schools
___Begin researching possible sources of scholarships (i.e. businesses, private foundations, labor unions, govt. agencies, civic organizations, etc.)—Use the internet and/or resources in Guidance.
___Research summer jobs, volunteer activities, academic programs, college courses, etc.—summer program lists will be posted in Guidance and in your homerooms.
___If you are interested in the Military Academies, you must start this application process now.
___Keep reviewing for the SATs---read, read, read! Use your personalized study plan via Khan Academy on www.collegeboard.com to prepare
___Work on a resume that includes all your extracurricular activities including work experience, clubs, organizations, athletics (school and community), and volunteer/community service—use Naviance!
___Make appointments to visit colleges and trade schools that interest you. Review school applications and the Common Application www.commonapp.org so you are ready to begin applying in the Fall.