Jumpstart- College Planning Program

Junior Jumpstart continues to reinforce student options and potential. The program identifies talents, interests, and resources in an effort to initiate the college search process. The Jumpstart Program enables counselors to meet with small groups of students in the classroom and explore the numerous possibilities which await them.
Grade 11
September and October
• Course selection finalized – challenge            yourself!
• Attend Sacred Heart college fairs and college
  admission counselor information sessions
• Start the college search
• Take PSAT/NMSQT

November
• Visit college web sites – take virtual tours
• Visit colleges and attend open house events

December
• Plan to take the SAT’s in spring of junior year
• Register at sat.org/register

January
 
• Review PSAT/NMSQT scores with guidance      counselor.
• Study hard and keep your grades up

February
• Jumpstart Workshop begins
• College and career advising in small group        settings

March
• Course selection for senior year – challenge      yourself!
• College Knowledge Breakfast for Parents
• Consult college web sites
• Prepare a list of 8-10 colleges to visit and          research
• Take the SAT or register to take the ACT

April
• Attend college Open House and Information      Sessions
• Visiting colleges; large, small, public and
 private
• Get a feel for which schools may be a good fit

May
• SAT and AP Exams
• Prepare Activity sheets

June
• SAT Test and SAT Subject Tests if required
• Finish the year strong! Do well on final exams!

Summer
• Prepare a Resume
• Complete Activity Sheets
• Think about which of your experiences would   make a great college essay
• Continue college & career search on Student Naviance with College Match & Career Match assessment tools
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Sacred Heart School is a landmark educational institution on the South Shore. Providing students in preschool to grade 12 a top-tier, private, Catholic education for the last 70 years.