11th Grade

  • I have met with my guidance counselor to make sure I am in the right college prep classes and on the right track for graduation.
  • I have talked with my guidance counselor about possible AP classes as well as classes where I can earn college credit.
  • I have taken, or will take, the PSAT in October to prepare for the spring SAT and/or ACT.
  • I have completed a college information survey to help me determine what I am looking for in a college.
  • I have attended a college fair.
  • I have visited at least one college campus.
  • I have researched several colleges through online college search websites.
  • I have narrowed down my college major interests and know of several colleges that offer the major(s) that I might apply to.
  • I am involved in my school and my community through extracurricular activities.
  • I have attended a financial aid night.
  • I have created an account with www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Completed a family contribution calculator
  • Obtained a federal PIN number
  • I have begun researching scholarship possibilities and know of several websites to use as resources.
  • I have researched and completed at least one practice college essay.
  • I am working very hard to keep my GPA high enough to match the admissions requirements for the majors I may be pursuing.
  • I have talked with my parents about opening a checking account, if I don't already have one, in order to learn how to manage my finances.