previous next The College Search Process 2000 and Beyond The College Search Process Christopher A. Kaiser Assistant Director of Admission Seton Hall University.
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previous next The College Search Process 2000 and Beyond The College Search Process Christopher A. Kaiser Assistant Director of Admission Seton Hall University
previous next In the beginning… Spring/Junior Year Self-Assessment Determine College Criteria Discuss plans with parents *April & May SAT Tests Review college guides Preliminary list of colleges (25+) *Consider courses required for college study *Select rigorous course program for senior year Compare colleges Discuss considerations Spring/Junior Year Mobile Computing:
previous next Research and Request… Spring/Junior Year List Colleges to visit (1st) *June SAT test *Applications often not available before September Request information 4Viewbook 4Costs & Financial Aid 4Departments or Activities of interest to you June Mobile Computing: June
previous next Receive, Review and Compare... Spring/Junior Year Receive information Review college viewbooks and catalogs *Note deadlines and requirements *Familiarize yourself with essay requirements and forms Visit several colleges to get an idea of college and campus styles Compare colleges.take notes.discuss visits with parents.list serious college options (10+) READ! READ! READ! Summer Junior Year Mobile Computing: June July-August
previous next Plan and Schedule… Spring/Junior Year Plan itinerary of fall visits if necessary *Plan final test dates Schedule fall interviews if necessary Prepare for Senior year End of Summer Mobile Computing: June July-August Late August
previous next Where to apply… Spring/Junior Year Make up your mind! School visits by college reps. (Be sure to greet and talk to college reps. From your colleges when they come.) *Complete application requests Make college visits to attend classes *November SAT tests Work on applications *Ask teachers to write recommendations. Give recommendation forms to teachers and others. Fall Senior Year Mobile Computing: June July-August Late August Sept.-Nov.
previous next Final list and deadlines… Spring/Junior Year Final list of colleges Applications *review worksheets *review selectivity *consult parents *consider essay topic Final college visits before semester ends *Deadlines for some Early Action and Early Decision Applications By Thanksgiving Mobile Computing: June July-August Late August Sept.-Nov. Nov. 1-Dec. 1
previous next Double checks… Spring/Junior Year End of campus visit program *December SAT Tests, last chance Mid year grade report to colleges *check school forms & recommendations sent FAF forms mailed home (for financial aid) By Winter Holiday Mobile Computing: June July-August Late August Sept.-Nov. Nov. 1-Dec.1 Dec.-Jan.
previous next Deadlines and Review… Spring/Junior Year Deadlines for most college applications *January SAT tests *March SAT tests Colleges review applications Winter into Early Spring Mobile Computing: June July-August Late August Sept.-Nov. Nov. 1-Dec. 1 Dec.-Jan. Jan.-Mar.
previous next Notification and Your Decision… Spring/Junior Year Notification of Decisions on college applications Visit colleges offering admission-Final choice May 1-Common Reply Date *Accept offer of admission *Withdraw other applications *Wait list decisions Early Spring Mobile Computing: June July-August Late August Sept.-Nov. Nov. 1-Dec. 1 Dec.-Jan. Jan.-Mar. April-May 1
previous next May Preparing for college... CONGRATULATIONS!!! You have succeeded in attaining your goal. Successfully complete your High School career and enjoy your summer.