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Juniors Page

SAT Test Dates: Click Here

ACT Test Dates: Click Here

Common App: Click Here

Please check this site for updates from College Board regarding AP Testing: Click Here 

Four Year Plan of Study: Click Here


Timeline for College Readiness

Summer and Fall:

  • SAT and/or ACT Preparation
  • Create a list of colleges that interest student
  • Visit college campuses during summer 
  • Register and take PSAT/NMSQT, which is given in October. The PSAT/NMSQT qualifies students to compete for National Merit Scholarships.
  • Attend college fairs.
  • Modify the list of colleges and universities that interest the student.
  • Review college admissions criteria.


  • Register and take the SAT and/or ACT between January and June.
  • Begin Service Academy and ROTC application process. Students will need to obtain a congressional nomination for the Service Academies.
  • Register and take two SAT II Subject tests in areas the student is taking AP exams at the May or June test date.
  • Maintain academic performance as this will be the student’s GPA and class ranking that will appear on college applications.
  • Visit prospective colleges.
  • Create a resume of school activities, honors & awards, and community service from grades 9 – 12.
  • Request teacher letters of recommendation for college applications.

For a college readiness checklist, Click here.


Mr. Bigelow shared the graphic he created below showing the class on 2024 deadlines, activities, and costs to better prepare the junior class for what is to come. Please keep in mind that the dates will change, activities could be added or deleted, and pricing may change