Year-by-Year Calendars: Senior
COLLEGE COUNSELING CALENDAR — SENIOR YEAR
3 Senior Student and Parent Meeting, (homework exemption for the seniors), 7:15 – 9:00 pm, Kevin Kline Theatre
12 ACT with writing
14 Jesuit Excellence Tour (JET) College Fair, (juniors and seniors), 2:10 – 3:00 pm Commons
14 Nomination scholarship form due AND your request for teacher recommendations should be made by this date. ALSO, please make sure you tell Mrs. Sams or Mrs. Collier who you have asked.
18 Best of U (6 United Kingdom Universities) St. Louis Area Evening Information Program, Kevin Kline Theatre, 5 pm – 9:00 pm (see flyer)
23 University of Notre Dame St. Louis Area Evening Information Program, Kevin Kline Theatre, 7 – 9 pm
24 Interviewing Workshop, (seniors only) 7:30 – 8:45 am (various classrooms)
1 CSS Profile form becomes available on the www.collegeboard.org site. This form is required by some schools for those applying for need-based financial aid. Check each school to which you are applying to verify whether or not you must submit this form. If yes, file this form as soon as possible but definitely by the deadline.
1 Application Checklists Due for schools with Oct. 15 application deadlines.
3 SAT and Subject Tests
15 Application Checklists Due for schools with Nov. 1 application deadlines
20 Joint Financial Aid Information Night, co-hosted by Westminster Christian Academy, Saint Louis Priory School, Villa Duchesne School and Visitation Academy at Westminster, Christian Academy, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
24 ACT with writing option
30 Application Checklists Due for schools with Nov. 15 application deadlines; Also, Mrs. Sams and Mrs. Collier will complete a FINAL check status of all applications with a Nov. 1 deadline before the end of the day. They will notify you of any remaining items to be completed.
7 SAT and Subject Tests
16 Application Checklists Due for schools with Dec. 1 application deadlines
16- Mrs. Sams and Mrs. Collier will make advocacy calls to the schools to which you applied Dec. 4 under early application programs.
YOU: should be following up with your early application schools to make sure they have all of your materials and to advocate for yourself and to demonstrate interest. Your first trimester experiences (grades, summer thesis, activities, etc) provide an excellent opportunity to communicate.
4 FINAL deadline for Application Checklists. Regardless of school deadline, ALL of your remaining Application Checklists MUST be in by this date!
NOTE: If you will be applying for Need-Based Financial Assistance, you should apply for your PIN. You will need a PIN and one of your parents will need a PIN. You can apply for a PIN at https://pin.ed.gov
1 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) becomes available. IF you will be applying for need-based financial aid, file this form as soon as possible. Check with each school to which you have applied to verify due date.
4 Rebel Rendezvous (juniors and seniors), 4th period, various classrooms
8 Your Mid-Year Report will be delivered electronically to all schools to which you have applied that require the report. This report will show your first trimester grades.
23 SAT and Subject Tests
25 Beginning the third week of January, you should verify that all materials have been received by the schools to which you have applied and not received an admission decision.
You: Should follow up with the schools to which you have applied to demonstrate interest. Your thesis experience provides an excellent opportunity to communicate.
We: Will begin advocacy calls to schools on your behalf
You: Follow up one last time after you receive your second trimester grades
We: Final advocacy calls to schools; most often we are asked to provide your second trimester grades
15-31 Admission decisions from your Regular Admission schools will arrive
You: Finalize financial aid/scholarship details for each of your schools; make final visits to your top one or two choice schools
We: Will assist you in any way necessary/possible to finalize your college choice decision
29 Show Your School Spirit Day (Senior Celebration), X and Lunch Period, Commons. Wear a shirt from the college you will attend.
1 National Candidates Reply Date. You must commit to ONE school by this deadline. A commitment is typically made by paying your Tuition Deposit and Housing Deposit.
2-13 Advanced Placements Exams
17-19 Graduation Exams
18-20 AP Make-Up Exams
You: Enjoy your summer! AND, watch for orientation, housing, registration, etc materials from the school you will be attending
We: Will mail your final transcript to the school you will be attending (and a copy to you) within the first 10 days of June.
CONGRATULATIONS!!! AND GOOD LUCK!