Fountain Inn Christian School

Leading students to become fully 
devoted followers of Christ. 

College Guidance

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Checklist with College in Mind 

Freshman

_ Start dreaming about what college you might want to attend

_ Plan your high school course selections with college in mind

_ Grades count! Study hard and make good grades

_ If possible, visit colleges through sports camps, leadership and academic enrichment camps

_ Participate in service projects and seize any leadership opportunity

_ Participate in extra-curricular activities (clubs and sports)

_ Start your college data notebook

 

Sophomores

_ Review your high school course selections with college in mind

_ Keep grades up!

_ If possible, visit colleges through sports camps, leadership and academic enrichment camps

_ Participate in service projects and seize any leadership opportunity

_ Participate in extra-curricular activities (clubs and sports)

_ Attend college fairs

_ Begin taking practice tests for the SATs (Reading, Math, and Writing)

_ Update your college data notebook

_ Consider dual enrollment classes from TFC for next year


Juniors

_ Review your high school course selections with college in mind

_ Keep grades up!

_ If possible, visit colleges through sports camps, leadership and academic enrichment camps

_ Participate in service projects and seize any leadership opportunity

_ Participate in extra-curricular activities (clubs and sports)

_ Attend college fairs

_ Update your college data notebook

_ Begin college visits

_ Take SAT or ACT

_ Consider dual enrollment from TFC

_ Begin scholarship searches (some available to juniors)

_ Prepare draft admission essays


Seniors

(Fall time)

_ Keep grades up!

_ Attend college fairs if needed

_ Finalize college list

_ Visit colleges on list

_ Submit applications by end of November

_ Re-take SAT or ACT to improve scores

_ Pursue scholarships

_ Consider dual enrollment classes from TFC

(spring time)

_ Attend financial aid workshops

_ Complete and submit FAFSA

_ Respond to admissions letters and financial aid awards

_ Send required deposits

_ Request high school transcript be sent to college

College Prep Test links

ACT reg. - www.actstudent.org/regist

SAT reg. -sat.collegeboard.org/register

ACT prep.- www.actstudent.org/testprep

SAT prep.- sat.collegeboard.org/practice

School code- 410-706