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Month by Month Your Senior Year

Month by Month Your Senior Year

Copyright 2006 by Helen H. Heron

Use College Countdown, A Planning Guide for High School Students, 5th ed., to develop the recommended study skills, explore possible goals, majors and colleges. Our worksheets, pertinent questions and tips will guide you to success. Topics covered in College Countdown are identified with a star. (Link)

JULY CHECKLIST

  1. Look for your Social Security card or apply for one. __________________________

  2. Start looking at college web sites and begin visits to nearby schools. ____________

  3. __________________________________________________________________

  4. __________________________________________________________________

  5. Is your summer job or volunteer project in a possible career area? Ask questions, get

    a reference. ________________________________________________________

    __________________________________________________________________

  6. ___________________________________________________________________

  7. Request college catalogs and admission, and scholarship forms from your colleges

    and universities. _____________________________________________________

  8. _________________________________________________________________

  9. Review Listening Skills on this web site. (Link)______________________________

  10. __________________________________________________________________

  11. _________________________________________________________________

  12. Explore possible college majors. _______________________________________

  13. _________________________________________________________________

  14. ________________________________________________________________

  15. ________________________________________________________________

  16. Check to see if the colleges and universities that might interest you require the

    SAT or ACT tests.____________________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  17. Seniors and Sophomores study for the SAT. Review Test Taking Tips on the

    web site (Link)___________

    Juniors study for the PSAT
    . ___________________________________________

  18. _________________________________________________________________

  19. ________________________________________________________________

  20. Take a speed reading or study skills course. Study the reading skills on the

    web site (Link)_____________________________________________________

  21. _________________________________________________________________

  22. ________________________________________________________________

  23. Plan more college visits for this fall. ____________________________________

  24. ________________________________________________________________

  25. Develop your criteria for School Choices. (Link to Applying to College) _________

    _________________________________________________________________

  26. _________________________________________________________________

  27. ________________________________________________________________

  28. ________________________________________________________________

  29. _________________________________________________________________

  30. ________________________________________________________________