College Corner

KitLewellyn

Kit Llewellyn, College Advisor

 

Sophomores:
– Send off for college viewbooks; browse the college websites
– Listen in Morning Meeting to the acceptance announcements and chat with seniors about their college admissions journey
– If you have a learning difference and need extended time on standardized tests, make sure your documentation is updated and contact The Learning Center (Emily Boyle) in order to verify your documentation

Juniors:
– Register for the June SAT reasoning and/or subject tests and ACT test
– Keep your focus
– Meet your deadlines for Senior Project proposals
– Review list of suggested colleges with Mrs. Llewellyn and begin researching/exploring
– If you have a learning difference and need extended time on standardized tests, make sure your documentation is updated and contact The Learning Center (Emily Boyle) in order to verify your documentation
– Update your profile and resume on Naviance

Seniors:
– All colleges should respond with financial aid offers by early April
– Meet with Mrs. Llewellyn and parents to discuss which college is your best match
– Consider financial aid packages carefully as offers arrive; you should have received your SAR from FAFSA
– Try to visit or revisit the colleges which have offered you a place
– Listen to the advice of your parents and Mrs. Llewellyn, but insist that the choice be yours; do not be overly influenced by the college name prestige
– Follow acceptance instructions carefully
– Students on waitlists should write letters expressing interest and send any additional information
– Make your final college choice and submit your deposit by May 1st. This is not a postmark deadline!