Class of 2023: ALL YOU NEED FOR COLLEGE APPS!!

Hello Seniors!!!

If you are planning on attending a 4 year college after high school, there are 4 things you need to do this summer:

Prior to our meeting fill out the Senior Questionnaire and create a resume. Make sure you make a copy of the Questionnaire or print it out BEFORE you start to fill it out! Otherwise everyone will have access to your responses; you're all getting the same link!! An example resume is HERE. Don't worry if you can't fill out all the parts of the Questionnaire. Just fill out as much as you can.  The idea is to give me information that will personalize and strengthen the letter of recommendation I write for you. Also, don't worry if your resume is not as full as the sample! Most students will not be! The goal is for me, and the teachers who will be writing your letters of recommendation, is to have as much information unique to you as possible. 

In the fall:

In addition to setting up a meeting with me:

-If you haven't already, get started on your Common Application and college application essay. HERE

-Sign up for the SAT and or ACT if you think it could help boost your applications. Here's the link to SAT/ACT information, http://hatfieldps.net/SAT/ACT

-Ask two core academic teachers (Math, English, History, Science) to write you a letter of recommendation. If you want an additional teacher in the arts, foreign language, or a coach, that should be used as a supplemental recommendation unless it makes sense for your major (i.e.. majoring in music, art, foreign language). 

Fill out financial applications starting October 1:                                                                                             

FAFSA  needed for all colleges

CSS/Profile  needed in addition to the FAFSA for almost all private colleges.

TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME!!!!