11th grade

 

Junior Year Checklist

  • Ask your College and Career Coordinator about career-related courses you can take such as ROP courses, as some courses offer internship opportunities! More info: coastlinerop.net

  • Prepare and register to take the official SAT or ACT exam your junior year.

  • Update your resume with your activities and accomplishments using the “Resume Builder” feature in Naviance. You can use this when applying for jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. You can also use it as a reference when completing your college applications.

  • Schedule college visits! Try going during winter or spring break when college classes are in session to get a better feel for student life on campus. You can even go on a “virtual” tour on youvisit.com.

  • If you have any questions throughout the school year, do not hesitate to visit/email your counselor!

  • Do more research into your careers and majors of interest, as this will help your determine colleges of best fit. Continue pursuing your genuine interests by joining clubs, volunteering, and taking relevant classes.

  • Attend college visits to campus to hear from college representatives and understand what they are looking for.

  • Add colleges of best fit using Naviance’s SuperMatch! Filter colleges based on your personal preferences, by indicating major offerings, location, size, etc.

  • Start narrowing your college list, ensuring that it includes a balance between safety, target, and reach schools.

  • Register for SAT Subject tests in May/June if you are taking an aligning course during the school year.

  • Start on your college essays!

  • Check to see which colleges require letters of recommendation and think about which teachers you want to ask.