College Planning Timeline

[icon_timeline timeline_style=”csstime” timeline_line_style=”dotted”][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”Junior Year” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”Autumn” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Begin the college search process.” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Go online and surf through the colleges that highlight your interests.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”Winter” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Letters of recommendation” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Which teachers have you done best with. What has been your favorite subjects?[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Summer School?” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Research and apply to different summer enrichment programs.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”Spring” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″][icon_timeline_item time_title=”SAT/ACT” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Register for and take standardized tests (SAT / SAT Subject Tests / ACT). Make sure you apply for test fee waivers (SAT / ACT).[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_feat time_title=”Visit Schools” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More” arrow_position=”top”]Many students visit colleges at this time to experience the schools while they are in session. Sometimes, college admissions offices can help you find accommodation in the area, for instance with a current student. Contact the admissions office well in advance of your visit to see if such opportunities are available.[/icon_timeline_feat][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Admissions Officer Interview” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]You may want to schedule an interview with an admissions officer during your college visit. Talking with him or her can help give you sense of what that particular college looks for in an application. Make sure you set up the interview in advance.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”Summer” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Summer Enrichment Program!” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Summer classes are generally more relaxed and you can make great gains during this time.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Finalize college list” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Finalize your college list with a good balance of top tier schools, mid-range schools, and safety schools.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Early round or early decision application ” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Consider whether to submit an early round application. Know the difference between an early action application (non-binding) and an early decision application (must attend the university if accepted).[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Check for important dates.” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”] [/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=” Start brainstorming topics for your college essays.” icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”Senior Year, Early Action/Decision: September – December” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”Please see below if you only intend to apply for early action or early decision.” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″][/icon_timeline]

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