As you approach high school and senior year, college can totally feel like the giant elephant in the room. From the pressure of decision-making to the headache of filling out paperwork, planning for college feels like a huge and overwhelming task to tackle.
How do you eat an elephant? The same way you eat a sandwich, of course! One bite at a time.
Verto is here to help you break down the college application process bite by bite. Our guide includes detailed to-do lists for each year of high school to help you get started wherever you are in the process!
Freshman & Sophomore Year
The first couple years of high school are the ideal time to explore your passions, ease into the pre-college mindset, and plan ahead. You should use this time to:
Junior year is when you’ll want to start the college conversation and explore your options. It can be really helpful to:
Summer Before Senior Year
The summer before senior year is a great time to get some work done since you won’t also have to juggle the burden of classes. To make your life much easier come September, you can:
Application season is around the bend and it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty. This is the time to: