As you approach high school and senior year, college can totally feel like the giant elephant in the room. The impending application process might seem too daunting to even think about. From the pressure of decision-making to the time and effort of filling out tons of paperwork, planning for college can sound like an incredibly 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 timeline for each year of high school will help you prepare your list and get you all ready for when application season comes around.
Follow this guide and by the time you’re ready to click ‘send’ on those applications, the elephant will have practically eaten itself.
Freshman and 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:
Now that you’re ready to apply, it’s time to figure out WHEN to apply. Check out our helpful breakdown of all the confusing terminology surrounding application deadlines.
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