Junior Timeline

Fall (September-November)

  • Meet with your counselor to organize your testing strategies and college plan.
  • Explore colleges
  • Research college costs and tuition at different types of schools.
  • Narrow your college list to 10-20
  • Get involved in extracurricular activities
  • Take the PSAT/NMSQT
  • Look over the schedule for testing for the SAT and the ACT.
  • Take the PSAT/NMSQT test.

Winter (December-February)

Spring (March-May)

  • Take the SAT/ACT
  • Get letters of recommendation from teachers
  • Look at college admission requirements
  • Contact colleges to schedule campus visits over the summer
  • Attend College Night at Cadillac High School

Summer (June-August)

  • Begin working on your college application essay
  • Develop a financial aid plan