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Academics
College Counseling
Timeline to College

Grade 12

September
  • Read for pleasure.
  • Continue college counseling appointments; finalize college list. 
  • Attend College Fair at Tabor – research schools in advance, come with questions, and be open to new ideas.
  • Meet with college representatives visiting Tabor.
  • Interview with colleges, if required
  • Work on applications; be aware of deadlines & requirements; continue crafting supplemental essays.
  • Take SAT or ACT. International students: take TOEFL.
  • Attend evening help sessions as needed. 
  • Maintain good study habits.
October/November
  • Visit or re-visit colleges during long weekends. Interview with colleges, if recommended or required.
  • Attend College Fair at Tabor – research schools in advance, come with questions, and be open to new ideas.
  • Meet with college representatives visiting Tabor.
  • Work on applications; be aware of deadlines & requirements; continue crafting supplemental essays.
  • Complete FAFSA form (as soon as possible after Oct. 1).
  • Submit CSS Profile, if required.
  • Wrap-up visits.
  • Submit applications for early deadlines; request testing agencies send pertinent test scores; check application status regularly. 
  • Take SAT, ACT or Subject Tests, if necessary.
December
  • Pay attention to regular decision deadlines and requirements.
  • Complete remaining applications, including supplemental essays.
  • Check college portals for early action/early decision admissions results.
January/February
  • Submit remaining applications; request testing agencies send pertinent test scores. 
  • Continue to check portals for admissions results.
March/April
  • Check college portals and read emails regarding admissions results.
  • Visit and evaluate schools and compare financial aid packages.
  • Meet with your college counselor to discuss options.
  • Speak to your college counselor about waitlists.
May & June
  • May 1 – National College Decision Day, the universal deadline by which you need to submit a single enrollment deposit to the school which you plan to attend.
  • Commencement
 
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