Your Senior Year

So Much to Do!

Your Senior Year Checklist

Websites You Need to Check Out

College Foundation of North Carolina (College Foundation of North Carolina) – for planning for college & career, applying to colleges in North Carolina, including community colleges and the four-year colleges/universities, figuring out financial aid options,  and finding NC scholarships.  If you are applying to NC colleges, use this website for the application and it will allow you to apply to more than one NC school faster.

College Board (www.collegeboard.org) – for exploring careers, finding colleges in the US, registering and preparing for the SAT, & learning about financial options.

Military Tuition Assistance (http://www.military.com/education/money-for-school/tuition-assistance-ta-program-overview.html) – Going through military channels to get your college education and possibly a career.

What I Can Do With This Major – Shows the areas covered by the major, the employers, and the strategies for getting those jobs with your major.

The College Admissions Process Breakdown – One way to help you manage the college research and application process is to break it down into four easy steps.  From the website of the National Association of College Admissions Counseling.

Transcript Requests

To have your high school transcripts sent to the colleges or scholarship programs of your choice, you must complete a Transcript Request Form and turn it in to Mrs. Choplin.

Transcript Request Form

Teacher Recommendations

Before asking a teacher, counselor, pastor, co-worker, etc. to write a recommendation letter for your college application or scholarship application, complete the Recommendation Letter Cheat Sheet and give it to your writer to help him/her form a well-rounded and detailed picture of you to the college admissions committees or those scholarship committees!

Recommendation Letter Cheat Sheet (.pdf)
Recommendation Letter Cheat Sheet (.docx)

Find Financial Aid

Applying for Financial Aid in 7 Easy Steps 

Be sure to check out the Resources page under College Planning for more links to valuable resources!