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Grade 12

Grade 12
*Sign up for an ACT (if needed or if looking to retake to improve score for admittance or scholarships).
*Sign up for your Senior Meeting with your Counselor.  College applications, scholarships, financial aid and graduation requirements will be discussed.
*Check priority deadlines for colleges/schools (early decision, early action, etc.) and double check the admission requirements.
*Plan any last visits to colleges.
*Check out each month's Counselor Notes for information throughout the year.
*Line up teacher recommendations (typically for scholarships).
*Start working on college applications!

*Start submitting college applications.  Many Minnesota schools will waive the application fee sometime during October.  Check with the Counseling Office for specifics.  Make it a goal to have 2-3 applications completed and submitted by Thanksgiving.
*Request your high school transcript be sent through Parchment.
*Start preparing to complete the FAFSA.  Check out to know what information you need to submit the FAFSA.
*Attend a Financial Aid Night (College Goal Event).  Check the Counselor Notes or with the Counseling Office as to when they are available.

*Submit your last college applications (try to have them all completed by Winter Break).
*Check out available scholarships and begin applying.

*Complete FAFSA if not done so yet.

*If you have not applied to a college yet, do so now!  It may not be too late!  Many colleges will continue to accept students if there is space available.
*Keep track of notices from colleges/schools on housing, financial aid, student aid report, etc.  Reply promptly and meed deadlines.

*Notify colleges/schools to which you applied but do not plan to attend.
*Request that your final transcript be sent to the college you will be attending.
*Request that any college transcripts (for any PSEO or PS/concurrent enrollment courses you have taken) be sent to the college you will be attending.