Senior Timeline

Make the most of your senior year!


  • Check ACT and SAT registration deadlines
  • Review college applications for early admittance incentives
  • Apply to technical programs
  • Attend meetings with college representatives in the Career Center during SNAP
  • Check out the Minnesota Career Information System  for college and occupation information


  • Watch for scholarship applications in the Career Center and check deadlines
  • Obtain Financial Aid Information
  • Fill out the FAFSA forms
  • Attend the Minnesota National College Fair
  • Fall Break- schedule college visits during the break
  • Make sure you have taken or registered for the ACT or SAT
  • Obtain college applications and check early deadlines
  • Ask for recommendation letter two weeks before the deadline
  • Review and complete your community service

November - December

  • Check college application deadlines and finalize plans
  • Apply for scholarships


  • Hand in college mid-year reports to your Guidance Counselor
  • Register for ACT if needed

February - May

  • Review college acceptances and make final decision, reply promptly to college
  • Watch for local scholarship deadlines
  • Complete senior survey
  • Make sure credits are on track for graduation
  • Make sure your community service hours are complete
  • Request a FINAL TRANSCRIPT to be sent to your college