Calendar for College Bound Seniors

June, July, August

September

  • Attend PCHS Senior / Parent informational meeting
  • Narrow to 3 – 5 schools
  • Apply to colleges including personal essays
  • Let your counselor know where you applied (so that transcripts / ACT scores may be sent)
  • Meet with college reps if still uncertain of college choices
  • Complete senior information sheet for letters of recommendation and to help fill out college applications

October

November

  • Visit college open houses
  • College applications should be complete and submitted to schools – remember to go through your counselor when submitting applications so that transcripts / ACT scores can be sent
  • Continue to research scholarship opportunities – many websites available

December

  • Attend PCHS Financial Aid Meeting
  • Apply for PIN number for FAFSA
  • Final exams

January

  • Back to the books – remember grades still count
  • Attend PCHS Financial Aid Workshop (“Filling out the FAFSA”)
  • Complete and submit FAFSA as soon after January 1 as possible

February

March
  • ICC Quest Program
  • (program for future ICC students who wish to transfer to a 4-year college)
  • ICC placement test at PCHS
  • You will be receiving letters of application / rejection throughout the spring – be sure to check online for the status of your application
  • Return to your college or choice any declaration-of-intent forms, housing contracts and deposits, etc.
  • Continue researching scholarship opportunities
April
  • Receive financial aid acknowledgement letter
  • Make final decision on school of choice
  • Notify other schools that you will not be attending
May
  • Inform your counselor if you have received any scholarships
  • Complete final transcript form
  • Complete request for health records form in Nurse’s Office
  • Final exams
  • Graduation