Senior year of high school is an exciting time for students. There are sports, prom, and of course, college applications! Seniors might be excited about it, but do most know when to apply for college? The answer is: sooner than you might think. If you haven’t applied to school, you don’t need to panic. We’re here to fill both seniors and parents in on what they need to know when it comes to applying for school.
You don’t have to have all the answers just yet, but junior year of high school is the time to research your list of colleges, make note of important deadlines, and get ready for the admissions process this fall. The work you do planning for college now will help you feel more confident in the final applications you submit to schools. Luckily, there are lots of resources with important college admissions tips for kids and parents to improve a student’s odds of getting into the school of their dreams!
Activities Will Support High School Seniors in Completing Three College Enrollment Steps: Residency, FAFSA and Applications
This year, North Carolina’s annual college access event has been renamed NC Countdown to College and will take place in October. This event is geared toward high school seniors to aid them in completing three important college enrollment steps:
- Establishing in-state residency through the Residency Determination Service (RDS);
What to Do Today So You’re Ready for the School Year
Junior year of high school can be an amazing time! You’ve found your place – academically, socially and in your extracurricular activities. You are now a leader in the school, and you’ve gained some of the freedoms that come with age and responsibility. You’ll create amazing memories this year.
If you’re a high school senior, now’s the time you might start feeling like you’re running out of gas. You’ve been filling out applications and taking standardized tests, on top of completing your final year of high school, and things might be getting hard to manage. But even as you approach the end of your high school days, you must remember that your health is a priority. Taking care of yourself can seem so simple as to be redundant,