College Counseling Timeline

 

9TH GRADE

September

  • Coffee with a Counselor

  • BAIS college fair

October

  • Administration of Pre-ACT and PSAT at CDS

  • Coffee with a Counselor

  • Financial aid night program

November

  • Coffee with a Counselor

February

  • Coffee with a Counselor

March

  • College admission case studies program

  • Tampa NACAC college fair

  • Coffee with a Counselor

April

  • Grade 9 evening presentation by college counseling

  • Begin individual meetings with students and parents/guardians in college counseling (completed by the last day of school)

  • Admission directors panel

  • Coffee with a Counselor

10TH GRADE

September

  • Coffee with a Counselor

  • BAIS college fair

October

  • Administration of Pre-ACT and PSAT at CDS

  • Coffee with a Counselor

  • Financial aid night program

November

  • Coffee with a Counselor

February

  • Begin individual meetings with students and parents/guardians in college counseling (completed by April)

  • Coffee with a Counselor

March

  • Grade 10 evening presentation by college counseling

  • College admission case studies program

  • Tampa NACAC college fair

  • Coffee with a Counselor

April

  • Admission directors panel

  • Coffee with a Counselor

11TH GRADE

September

  • Coffee with a Counselor

  • BAIS college fair

October

  • Grade 11 evening presentation by college counseling

  • Administration of Pre-ACT and PSAT at CDS

  • Financial aid night program

  • Coffee with a Counselor

November

  • Coffee with a Counselor 

December

  • Begin individual meetings with students and parents/guardians in college counseling (completed by February)

January

  • Begin standardized testing (ACT/SAT)

  • Begin college counseling course during advisory block weekly (completed by May)

 February

  • Coffee with a Counselor

March

  • College admission case studies program

  • Tampa NACAC college fair

  • Coffee with a Counselor

April

  • Admission directors panel

  • Coffee with a Counselor

May

  • Begin end of junior year individual meetings with students and parents/guardians in college counseling (completed by July)

Summer

  • Set application completion meeting with college counseling

  • Summer application workshop

12TH GRADE

August

  • Class presentation by college counseling

  • Begin college counseling course during advisory block (completed by November)

  • Resume standardized testing (ACT and/or SAT)

September

  • Set application submission date with assigned college counselor

  • Coffee with a Counselor

  • BAIS college fair

October

  • FAFSA & CSS Profile forms are available on October 1st

  • Financial aid night program

  • Coffee with a Counselor

November

  • All applications completed/sent to colleges and universities

  • Coffee with a Counselor

December

  • End standardized testing (ACT and/or SAT)

Spring

  • Individual meetings with college counselor (as needed)

  • Make final visits to colleges

  • Inform college counselor of final college destination

May

  • May 1st is the national deposit deadline day!

June

  • Final high school transcripts sent to your college/university selection 

July

  • Request IB exam scores to be sent to your college/university for college credit

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