Back to school is a busy time for everyone, especially Seniors who are applying to college. Keep a close eye on deadlines as each college and program has their own unique set of requirements. 
Sophomores and Juniors, start off the year with a plan of what you want to achieve and how. This will make the year more productive and less overwhelming. 
Freshmen, good luck acclimating to high school. This is the time to get the lay of the land and figure out where you can fit in and what you will need to do to succeed.

Senior Timeline
Keep an eye on deadlines. 

Junior Timeline 
Start off the year with a plan of what you want to achieve and how. 

Sophomore Timeline

Time to think about the future.

ED/EA How To Decide

This time of year, we have numerous conversations with our clients about whether or not or where to apply Early Decision or Early Action. 

So how do you decide? Click on the article below to read more.

Alternative Entry for NMSC: Send Official SAT Scores to Arrive by 10/15

If you were eligible for the alternative entry for the PSAT to qualify for National Merit scores, you need to send a copy of your SAT that was taken between August 2020 and June 2021 to NMSC by October 15.

The College Tuition Advisory

The College Tuition Advisory site helps families estimate the net projected cost based on income. It’s very helpful when making decisions about your list of schools and whether or not your family will qualify for need base financial aid. 

As the class of 2022 determines whether or not to submit test scores, here is a great article by Compass Prep that digs into the data and shows the advantage of test scores submitted by schools. For some, the advantage is substantial.

For a reminder on essential life advice, read Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World by Admiral William H. McRaven

Virtual College Fairs

Click here to sign up for upcoming Virtual College Fairs in September, October, and November.
Take an Online Proctored Practice SAT/SAT

Since the PSATs have been pushed back, use this time to practice taking standardized tests.  Everydae offers inexpensive online tutoring as well as free proctored tests to students. You can register here.
What's Happening Now
Good luck with your final year of high school. We are here to help you with your applications.
Take a deep breath and get started on a challenging, but hopefully exciting year. We are available to help you develop your college list and plans for the coming year.
Sophomores and Freshmen:  
Enjoy the school year. We are ready to help you find your unique angle for success.
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