College Corner

KitLewellyn

Kit Lewellyn College Advisor

College Corner – College is coming, sooner than you think! For parents of current sophomores, juniors and seniors here’s what to do this month:

Sophomores:

  • Begin visits to nearby colleges/universities.
  • Research interesting and challenging summer courses, jobs, and activities.
  • Use Spring Break to visit colleges along the way , if you are traveling.
  • Take virtual tours online.

Juniors:

  • Take SAT reasoning test this month, if you registered.
  • Sign up for May or June SAT, June ACT, or June SAT Subject tests, if applicable.
  • Use Spring Break to visit prospective colleges.
  • Keep reading and finish up this year strongly.
  • Meet with Kit Llewellyn to look over your preliminary list of suggested colleges and share with your parents through Naviance.
  • Compile your activities/community service into a resume on your Naviance account.

Seniors:

  • Report any issues to Kit.
  • If colleges require additional information, send it immediately.
  • If accepted, denied, or wait-listed by a college, notify Kit.
  • All colleges should reply with financial aid packages/scholarships by April 1st or at least early April.
  • Meet with Kit and parents to discuss which college is best match.
  • Consider financial aid packages carefully!!
  • Try to revisit colleges where you have been offered a place.
  • Listen to advice of parents and Kit, but insist on your choice, if it feels right to you.
  • Follow acceptance/housing instructions carefully.
  • Students on wait lists should write letters expressing interest and send
  • additional information.