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Senior Year: Comprehensive College Admissions Preparation

  • Review all elements pertinent to college admissions and preparation.
  • Make revisions and adjustments to student resume (brag sheet).
  • Update comprehensive strategic plan.
  • Consult for the advantages of a Gap Year and the exploration of the ideal usage of that time in being best prepared for the application processes. Consult for the optimum advantages and secure the best options.
  • Consider the potential in a retake of ACT, SAT or other required test with further preparation.
  • Adjust and revise four-year plan. Maintain challenging curriculum.
  • Review and adjust senior year courses.
  • Nurture relationships with teachers, mentors, coaches and counselors.
  • Develop final college selection list.Consult for expansion and revision on the college application list.
  • Meet with college selection list representatives.
  • Plan for and make college visits. Use predetermined assessments.
  • Decide whether to apply Early Action and Early Decision.
  • Use planned strategies for requesting and receiving teacher recommendations.
  • Review all college applications for each of the required personal writings.
  • Write drafts for College Essays and complete all revisions.
  • Write drafts for required Personal Statements and complete all revisions.
  • Write drafts for the required short answer compositions and complete all revisions.
  • Prepare for and complete each scheduled college interview.
  • Consider financial aid and scholarship options.
  • Calculate your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
  • Consult in development of wait list action plan. Use successful strategies.
  • Prepare for and retake SAT Subject Tests.
  • Prepare for and take AP exams.
  • Finalize comprehensive college applications across the college selection list.
  • Complete all financial aid planning.
  • Update college scholarship considerations and applications.
  • Register for College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile.
  • Complete FAFSA.
  • Consult in the final decision among college acceptances.
  • Consult for an advantageous transition to college plan.
  • Determine college freshman schedule.
  • Freshman year consultations as needed for student and family.