"Juniors" in fancy letters with a circular arrow underneath.

Cartoon image of a brain with glasses and big eyes to symbolize thinking.Things to Think About

  • Am I taking courses that lead to my post high school plans?
  • Am I giving my best to Junior course work?
  • With which teachers have I established a strong rapport? (Potential college /job letters of recommendation).
  • Which talents or strengths might I want to further develop through college studies or post high school plans?
  • Which activities will I highlight on my college /job applications?


A pencil in front of a scroll writing "Things to Do". Things to Do
  • Update my personal file.
  • Keep a record of all grades including tests, homework, papers, etc. in all classes.
  • Take the PSAT /NMSQT test in October.
  • Continue extra-curricular activities.
  • Maintain strong academic performance and an excellent attendance record.
  • Check your graduation requirements.
  • Talk with teachers, parents, and counselor about senior year course selections.
  • Talk with parents about college needs, interests, etc.
  • Take SAT School Day.
  • Register for SAT (May or June administration).
  • Attend post high school panning sessions for juniors.
  • Meet with parents and school counselor to discuss post high school plans.
  • List college choices with counselor.
  • If taking an AP course, register for AP Exams.
  • Schedule interviews and college visits for spring, summer and /or fall.
  • Review senior schedule with counselor in April.
  • Continue to explore career options.

NCAA logo. NCAA Eligibility Process
  • Send SAT or ACT scores to the NCAA Eligibility Center (NCAA code: 9999).
  • Go on unofficial visits. May contact coach to set up a tour and /or meeting.
    • Get a sense for the campus setting, athletic facilities, academic support, dorms, and the different activities and social life.
  • Continue to do research on school of interest, attend games, participate in showcases, camps, etc..
  • Make sure your transcript is sent to the NCAA Eligibility Center at the end of the school year.
  • Division Ⅲ prospective student-athletics may go on Official Visits starting January 1st of the prospective student-athlete's Junior year in high school. One per institution..

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