Review your high school courses and activities. Colleges look for challenging courses, strong grades, and extracurricular activities.SEPTEMBER
Browse college catalogs and guidebooks, and surf the web for information.
List 10 colleges you would like to attend.
Register and study for the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT).
Plan to attend college fairs and parents' night in your area.
Take the PSAT.
Continue reseaching organizations that award scholarships to graduating seniors. You may need to apply for them the summer after our junior year.
Learn about eligiblity requirements for federal and private school loans.
Talk as a family about how much you can afford to spend for your education.
Investigate private scholarships and other aid programs. Check with your parents' employers, local membership organizations, or programs related to your intended course of study.
Make most of the spring break with a weeklong college tour.MARCH
Plan on attending Penn-York College Night 2017 at St. Bonaventure University.
Register for the SAT given at Salamanca HS on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.MAY
Take the SAT given at Salamanca HS on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.