Planning for college is complex, but it is manageable for students who begin early and take one step at a time. Similarly it is important to remain focused on the academic work required in junior and senior year. A successful college application is both on-time and supported by good high school grades.
The college admissions process begins in earnest this year, then accelerates during your senior year. Juniors need to explore careers and then seek out college programs that those careers require.
In the fall of your junior year you will take the PSAT test. This results of this test will help you prepare for the SAT. In the spring of your junior year, you will take the SAT. Some students also take the ACT in the spring of junior year.
Junior Guidance Emphasis
- PSAT Exam – (National Merit Scholarship Competition)
- SAT taken in May or June of 11th Grade
- Group College counseling sessions from February-May
- Individual college interviews
- Regularly scheduled guidance interviews
Algebra 2 & Trig
US History or AP American History
Required Regents Exams
United States History & Government
Optional Regents Exams
Other Required Exams