• To Do List for All Grade Levels

    1. Create and Maintain your Senior Profile. This document is necessary for counselors to write a letter of recommendation (if colleges require).
    2. Create an account on Gafutures  (this website allows you to send transcripts, apply to colleges and check your HOPE GPA)
    3. Parents, make sure you have a GCPS Parent Portal account.

  • 9th Grade To Do List

    1. Track your GPA and graduation credits. Compare GPA to colleges you might apply to decide if you are competitive for admission. 
    2. Decide if you want or need to take the PSAT.
    3. Explore Careers
    4. Explore College Fairs and College Visits GA Probe (October) and NACACNET (March)

  • 10th Grade To Do List

    1. Track your GPA and graduation credits. Compare GPA to colleges you might apply to decide if you are competitive for admission.
    2. Parents, make sure you have a GCPS Parent Portal Account 
    3. Take and Pass the GCPS Science Gateway
    4. Take the PSAT
    5. Explore Careers
    6. Explore College Fairs and College Visits GA Probe (October) and NACACNET (March)

  • 11th Grade To Do List

    1. Track your GPA and graduation credits. Compare GPA to colleges you might apply to decide if you are competitive for admission.
    2. Research Scholarships
    3. Explore Careers
    4. Explore College Fairs and College Visits GA Probe (October) and NACACNET (March)
    5. Take the ACT and/or SAT early in your junior year.

  • 12th Grade To Do List

    1. Track your GPA and graduation credits. Compare GPA to colleges you might apply to decide if you are competitive for admission. Be aware of the deadlines.
    2. Apply to college(s).
      1. Watch this video for some helpful "How to Apply to College" Tips!
    3. Send your ACT/SAT scores.
    4. Send your high school transcripts (Gafutures, common app, Sendedu).
    5. Send letters of recommendations (Senior Profile if required).
    6. Complete the FAFSA  (opens on 10/1)
    7. Compare your GPA/Test Scores with those of the admitted students of the college you intend to apply.