At last! You've finally made it and are looking ahead to a great senior year! Don't forget that part of your last year as a high school student means making a successful transition to college. These helpful tips from the ACT site can assure that June finds you celebrating ... not crying!
Sign up for the ACT (if you didn't take it as a junior, or if you aren't satisfied with your score, or if you've learned a lot since you first took it.)
Review ACT test results and retest if necessary
August – December
Visit with Ms. Ashe to make sure you are on track to graduate and fulfill college admission requirements
Consider taking advantage of Middle College's great opportunity to dual enroll in Forsyth Tech classes
Keep working hard all year; second semester grades can affect scholarship eligibility
Ask for personal references from teachers, school counselors, or employers early in the year or at least two weeks before application deadlines. Follow your school's procedure for requesting recommendations.
Attend a college fair
Begin your college essay(s)
Apply for admission at the colleges you've chosen
Find out if you qualify for scholarships at each college you have applied to