Eleventh Grade Timeline

Info for Current Eleventh Grade Students
   What to do in eleventh grade to prepare for your future: A Timeline

August:
  • Review transcript and schedule for graduation requirements.
  • Begin a personal information sheet or resume to include all activities.
  • Continue to take classes to enhance future plans.
  • Continue to research career options.

September:

  • Identify sources of university, college, technical college information.
  • Continue to research career options.
  • Learn to use GACollege411.org if you have not used it previously.
  • Pick up and read the PSAT/NMSQT Student Bulletin.

October:

  • Start to research post-secondary training.
  • Attend college PROBE fair (check with counselor for dates).
  • Take PSAT - Many merit scholarships and Governor's Honors require a junior year score.

November:

  • Review requirements for dual enrollment, ACCEL (formerly PSO) with counselor.
  • Meet with college admissions representatives.

December:

  • Review PSAT scores with counselor and parents.
  • Obtain testing schedule for SAT I, ACT, and SAT II.
  • Research military options if appropriate.

January:

  • Meet with college/military recruiters.

February:

  • Update your resume.
  • Begin to assemble your list of colleges.
  • Accumulate information about each post-secondary institution.
  • Pre-register for senior year courses.
  • Consider a work-study program in your field of interests.

March:

  • Register for the SAT I or SAT II if you plan to attend a four year college or university.
  • Use GACollege411.org, GCIS and fastweb.com to identify possible financial aid sources.
  • Consider college visits during spring break.
  • Begin to explore summer programs or employment.

April:

  • Continue to explore summer programs or employment.
  • Continue to accumulate information about post-secondary institutions.
  • Continue to identify possible financial aid sources.

May:

  • Take the AP exams if appropriate.
  • Take SAT I or ACT.
  • Athletes should register with NCAA if you plan to play at a Division I or II college.

June:

  • Take the SAT I if you did not take it in May.
  • Take the SAT II if appropriate.
  • Obtain and begin to work on college applications.