BCHS College Corner
Do you have questions about college?
Which school is right for me?
Do I want to go to a four-year or a two-year college?
Should I take the ACT or SAT?
What does the application process look like?
How am I going to pay for college?
All of these are great questions that your College Adviser can help answer! If you are a senior and have not met with Ms. Scott, please schedule an appointment by clicking the link below:
I'm a Senior. Right now I should be...
Checking in with Ms. Scott - Schedule an appointment above
Writing and revising my college essays
Submitting the Common Application or the Coalition Application
Individually reaching out too all recommenders asking for a recommendation letter (and receiving confirmation that the person will write you one)
Request all transcripts electronically be sent to your colleges through Parchment
Get all information and materials from counselors and teachers before Winter break
FILE YOUR FAFSA! It opened on October 1st. FAFSA helps make college affordable**
Studying and seeing your teachers. Grades still matter during senior year!
During Winter Break I should...
Check all application deadlines and ensure I have them written down (Regular Decision Deadlines start Jan. 1, 2021)
Work on my application essays, resumes, and list of activities (Even if they are optional, you should still submit them!)
Look for emails from Student Financial Services or the Financial Aid office of the colleges I applied to
Check my school email for updates from college admissions offices
Rest, rest, rest! Remember to enjoy my break!
If you are a parent and would like access to this important information,
please contact your child's school counselor:
Libbie Ranson, School Counselor, Students' Last Name A-J
Alex Williams-Diaz, School Counselor, Students' Last Name K-Z
**Remember to file you FAFSA ASAP. Financial aid deadlines vary by school.