Need help managing your college to-do list? Look no further!
We could all use a little help staying organized, especially when it comes to applying for colleges. Whether you're a Junior or Senior, here is the complete list of what you need to do and when to do it to stay on track. With each box you check, you’re one step closer to your dream school!
Summer before 11th Grade
Prep for PSAT. Make a list of colleges and universities you may consider attending. Work on your community service hours.
Fall Semester of 11th Grade
Take the PSAT in October. Engage in SAT and ACT preparation. Keep up your grades.
11th Grade Throughout the Year
Visit college campuses. Register and take two SATs and two ACTs. Athletes—register with the NCAA and NAIA. Musicians, thespians, or visual artists—contact prospective college admission offices regarding portfolio/audition requirements.
Spring Semester of 11th Grade
Take SAT and ACT exams. Choose your senior year courses wisely. Study for AP exams. Take AP exams (May). Request teachers to provide recommendation letter.
Summer before 12th Grade
Narrow down your college choices and begin college applications and essays. Schedule campus visits if you have not done so already.
Fall Semester of 12th Grade
Visit college campuses. Re–take SAT and/or ACT and submit to prospective colleges. Complete Transcript Request Forms. Submit college applications. Register for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship. Register for FAFSA.
Spring Semester of 12th Grade
Submit final service hours form to school counselor. Notify your school counselor where you are attending and complete a final transcript form. Request transcripts for any Dual Enrollment courses.
CCA’s Director of Academics Dr. Mike Hill, High School Counselor Dr. Clifford Mack, and High School English Teacher Mrs. Shawnteria Mack, M.Ed share the heart behind Black History Month and encourage people of all races to partake in this celebration of Black culture, achievements, and history.
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Shrek and Jesus have more in common than you think. Our middle school theatre teacher Jennifer Pedraza shares how CCA’s upcoming production of Shrek The Musical JR. points to Jesus and the acceptance we can experience in His Kingdom as His followers.
Who says mission trips are only for adults? God did a mighty work in the lives of our 8th and 11th grade students who traveled to the Bahamas and Mexico this past month because they’re enthusiastically all-in for Jesus. CCA teachers and administrators Mr. Mayo, Ms. Quinnell, and Ms. Fox share the heart behind these student mission trips and the impact they had.