High school junior and senior students who are eligible for the free or reduced lunch programs may qualify for up to one fee waiver for the PSAT test, two fee waivers for the SAT test, and two fee waivers for the ACT test. Students who use a fee waiver for the SAT and/or ACT tests are eligible for up to four college admission fee waivers to participating colleges and universities. Check with Ms. Suarez in the LHS College & Career Center for more information.
JUNIOR YEAR Checklist
To be classified as a Junior you must have 12 Earned Credits
_____ Take the SAT & the ACT tests for scholarships or admission(free practice @ www.number2.com) It
is recommended that you test in the spring, during April, May or June.
_____ Take the SAT for FREE at LHS on March *, 2018.
_____ Make a list of colleges and/or trade schools you would like to attend; it is not too early to plan
_____ Write a letter or e-mail those schools to request Admissions/Financial Aid information
_____ Check out ACT/SAT practice and financial aid possibilities @ www.collegeforalltexans.com
_____ Work on your Career Cruising portfolio – research your interests, careers and schools
@ www.careercruising.com [username: Lock-, password: dob]
_____ Visit at least one college or trade school; schedule a tour when students are on campus
_____Volunteer; see the list of local agencies @ Counseling Center & document hours
_____ Attend any appropriate summer programs; job shadow with someone in your chosen career(s)
_____ Check for SAT Subject Tests – does your college require them?
_____ Do scholarship search & learn all deadlines for all colleges & scholarships
_____ Start college applications online @ www.applytexas.org for Texas colleges or
www.commonapp.org for private & out-of-state colleges
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College Planning Checklist
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