Junior Year Timeline

Fall
  • Consider taking honors courses for the fall semester (Math, Sciences, and Humanities). You can take as many or as few honors courses as you feel comfortable with.

  • Work hard to earn As and Bs in your courses.

  • Attend College Information Night for Juniors (Date to be determined)

  • Log in to SCOIR to research colleges and sign up for college representative visits to our campus

  • Find/continue your extracurricular activities. Work to earn leadership positions if possible.

  • Begin studying for the SAT/ACT

  • Register for the January SAT/ACT with essay (if you're ready and check CollegeBoard.org/ACT.org for COVID 19 updates on test cancellations).

  • Search for internship opportunities. Check in with your advisor if you have ideas you'd like to discuss.

Winter
  • Study for the upcoming SAT/ACT.

  • Stay involved and spend more time with extracurricular activities during the break.

  • Continue your search for the perfect internship!

Spring
  • Consider taking honors courses for the spring semester (Math, Sciences, and Humanities). You can take as many or as few honors courses as you feel comfortable with.

  • Register for the January/March SAT with essay (check CollegeBoard.org/ACT.org for COVID 19 updates on test cancellations).

  • Take part in the San Francisco Bay Area College Trip with the entire junior class!

  • Secure your internship for the May internship period.

  • Complete the College Advising Survey and schedule a meeting with Rah-Ben and Michelle

  • Log in to SCOIR to create/update your list of colleges.

  • If you plan on applying to private colleges, consider which teachers you would ask for letters of recommendation.

  • Brainstorm your personal statEment responses. Here are the University of California's Personal Insight Questions.

  • Finish the year strong and earn As and Bs in your courses!

Summer
  • Continue to research and update your college list.

  • Craft and refine your personal statements

  • Decide if you are going to apply Early Action or Early Decision to any colleges.

  • Stay involved in extracurricular activities during the break.

  • Study for the upcoming SAT/ACT.

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