Your first semester in G12 you will be in Senior Seminar. This is a pass/fail class. You will focus on all things college as well as various life skills. Additionally, you will work on your resume and college essay.
Create a Unifrog and Common App account. UCAS account for the UK. (All other countries are applied to directly with the assistance of the Academic Coordinator).
If you intend on applying to colleges in the US, you will need to create accounts on above platforms. You will receive assistance with this during Senior Seminar. If you plan on applying to non US colleges, schedule a meeting with the Academic Coordinator. Each country has its own unique requirements. If applying to Thai colleges you will need to create a portfolio. The Academic Coordinator can help you with this.
Narrow your list of colleges to between five and ten.
Meet with a counselor about your college choices and, if you haven’t done so yet, download college applications. Create a master list or calendar that includes tests you’ll take and their fees, dates, and registration deadlines as well as college application due dates.
Many seniors retake the SAT in the fall. Additional course work since your last test could help you boost your performance. Plus you already know what to expect on test day.
Early decision/early action or rolling admission applications as soon as possible. Colleges may require test scores and applications between Nov. 1 and Nov. 15 for early decision admission.
Ask the HS Counselor and 2 teachers for recommendations if you need them. Give each teacher or counselor an outline of your academic record and your extracurricular activities
Write first drafts of college essays and ask the HS Counselor and/or a HS English teacher and others to read them.
Take any AP® Exams. Show what you’ve learned in your AP classes. A successful score could even earn you credit, advanced placement, or both in college.
Waitlisted by a college? If you intend to enroll if you are accepted, tell the admission director your intent and ask how to strengthen your application. Need financial aid? Ask whether funds will be available if you’re accepted.
Ask your high school to send a final transcript to your college.
If you are accepted to a college that is not in a country of which you hold the appropriate VISA, start the application process ASAP.
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