College Corner

By Kit Llewellyn, College Advisor

IMG_0781College Corner appears in the Wyvern Weekly once a month, with suggestions and dates to help make the college search and application process as stress-free and enjoyable as possible!

Sophomores:

  • Keep track of all your activities/jobs/interests for your resume
  • Work hard and give your energies to your studies and activities
  • The PSAT is scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th at 9:00 a.m. in the Commons Room (more information to come)
  • The NACAC College Fair is Saturday, September 10th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Bellarmine University

Juniors:

  • On Tuesday, August 30th at 7:00 p.m. at Walden School, all junior and senior parents are invited to attend a financial aid seminar to learn the facts regarding financial aid for college
  • The NACAC College Fair is Saturday, September 10th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Bellarmine University
  • On Sunday, October 16th from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in the Commons Room, all juniors and their parents are strongly encouraged to attend the College Kick-Off presented by Annie Murphy, Associate Director of Admissions at Centre College, and Kit Llewellyn, College Advisor
  • The PSAT is scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th at 9:00 a.m. in the Commons Room (more information to come)
  • The P-ACT is scheduled for Saturday, November 12th at 9:00 a.m. in the Commons Room (more information to come)
  • Colleges are focusing on your achievements from this year, so give it your all!
  • Purchase or borrow college reference books
  • Confirm your High School CEEB code number (181604)
  • Confirm your Social Security number
  • Pay attention to the calendar in the gathering space to be aware of visiting college representatives and financial aid seminars

Seniors:

  • On Tuesday, August 30th at 7:00 p.m. at Walden School, all junior and senior parents are invited to attend a financial aid seminar to learn the facts regarding financial aid for college
  • The NACAC College Fair is Saturday, September 10th  from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Bellarmine University
  • On Monday, October 17th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Commons Room, all seniors and their parents are strongly encouraged to attend the College Application Workshop presented by Annie Murphy, Associate Director of Admissions at Centre College, and Kit Llewellyn, College Advisor
  • On Wednesday, October 19th all seniors will be meeting with Kit Llewellyn during the morning. Brett Paice and Cia White will be available for conferring about essay composition and Kit will help with Naviance logistics and completion of the Common Application.
  • Be aware of visiting college representatives/presentations on campus and in Louisville by looking at the calendar in the gathering space
  • Finalize your college list on Naviance and note the deadlines and test requirements
  • Complete your resumes and personal profiles on Naviance
  • Complete your Common Application and polish your essays and supplements
  • If necessary, register for a retake of the SAT, ACT, or SAT Subject tests in October and November

SAT I and SAT Subject Tests:  

Test Date         Registration Deadline
October 1            September 1
November 5       October 7
December 3       November 3

ACT Tests:

Test Date         Registration Deadline
October 22         September 16
December 10     November 4