The easiest way to register for the ACT is online at www.actstudent.org. Our school code is 431-253. Our testing site code is 196-590.
Most colleges offer an online application. This is the easiest and fastest way to apply. Some colleges use paper applications, which are available upon request from the particular institution. You will want to begin applying to colleges in the early fall of your senior year.
Request that your transcript and ACT scores be sent to the colleges of your choice. All request must come from the student through the guidance office.
Yes, we did! It usually takes two to three weeks for transcripts to be processed, especially if they are sent close to the deadline date. A letter is automatically generated when you submit your application which states what other items the college will need from you to complete your file. Before you request for another transcript to be sent, you should call your college admissions counselor and ask to check on your file. Usually the transcript is there, and it has not been synced
If you need a letter of recommendation from a teacher, you need to first go to them and ask if they would be willing to write a letter for you. Make sure that you give them plenty of time to complete the letter, at least two weeks before the mailing deadline. As a courtesy, give them a copy of your academic resume. It is your responsibility to notify the teacher of any deadlines!
Actually, it is not. If students are able to continue taking honors classes during their senior year, they should! Some colleges will ask request senior schedules for admissions files.
According to the College Board, “You'll improve your chances of getting into a competitive college . . .Students who take AP courses and exams are more knowledgeable about the demands of college work. Colleges and universities recognize that applicants with AP experience are much better prepared for the demands of college courses. Admissions officers are well aware of the difficulty of AP courses and exams, and sending them your AP Exam grades can only be a positive step toward potential admission into competitive colleges.
NO!! Colleges look at your grades up until the day you graduate. Final GPA is a contributing factor in several scholarships!
Very! Some universities no longer base admission strictly on test scores and grade point averages. Also, scholarship committees want to see well-rounded students who are involved in various activities. Leadership positions stand out as well, especially when it comes to filling out scholarship applications.
Most applications start to become available in the fall of your senior year. Applications will continue to come in until May. Continually check in the guidance office. In addition, some universities have a scholarship page for institutional and academic money. Make sure you stay in touch with your admissions counselor so you don’t miss any opportunities! Apply for every scholarship that you can
Yes! As stated, colleges are now looking at your whole person and they want to see that you are giving back to your community. They want students at their school who are concerned for others and want to make this world a better place. Almost each scholarship application wants to see some sort of involvement in community service. This is a great opportunity not only for you to boost your resume, but also to help you grow as a person. There are several service clubs for students to be apart of: National Beta Club, National Honor Society, Key Club, and Leadership I and II.