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Seniors: Mid-year checklist

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Welcome back!  You are half way to the end of senior year.  Hopefully your winter break has you refreshed and ready to dive back into school because this is a busy time of year.     

Review this MID YEAR SENIOR CHECKLIST to be sure you are on track.  Don’t delay – there are a lot of time sensitive deadlines in the next few weeks.

1. Meet with your high school counselor 

  • Request a copy of your seventh semester transcript for your records 
  • Request your counselor send transcripts to colleges as needed 
  • Ask about scholarship opportunities 
  • Check on graduation requirements/deadlines 

 2. Check on college applications 

  • Check your email and follow up on any requests for information 
  • Set up college email account if requested by college 
  • Complete any January-February college applications you are still working on 
  • Confirm your test scores have been sent to all your colleges 
  • Confirm all your recommendations have been sent and received by the colleges 
  • Email an update to any colleges about additional honors/awards received since submitting your application. 

 3. Finalize your financial aid  

  • Talk with your parents about their college budget for you 
  • Attend financial aid workshops with your parents 
  • Check financial aid deadlines for colleges 
  • Check scholarship application deadlines 

Take Action
GuidedPath is designed to help you keep you organized in the application process so that you don’t miss a task or deadline.  Your dashboard will already show many important deadlines (test registration deadlines, college deadlines, etc.) but you can add your own custom tasks.