CACRAO Virtual College FairWe are pleased to announce that the CACRAO (Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers) is partnering with StriveScan for Spring 2021 Virtual College Fairs. Student registration will launch in mid-March (more details to come), but we wanted to go ahead and send you this SAVE THE DATE for three upcoming events. We are adopting StriveScan’s 6x6 Virtual College Fair format for these events, which allows your students to hear from a wide range of institutions in a lively and safe environment.March 25, 2021 (5:00 PM–7:45 PM): Virtual College Fair for all NC/SC HIGH SCHOOL StudentsApril 19, 2021 (5:00 PM–7:45 PM): Virtual College Fair for all NC/SC HIGH SCHOOL Students
Junior Year Timeline
- Continue to enroll in challenging courses
- Transcripts sent to colleges in the Fall will include 9-11th grades, so study and maintain your GPA
- Stay active in clubs and/or sports
- Take on leadership roles in activities, sports, and volunteer work
- Study for the SAT and/or ACT with flashcards, test prep books, and utilize UCPS free SAT/ACT Prep tools and classes. (see TESTING.)
- Take the ACT at school and/or schedule your SAT online
- Attend college visitations in person and online
- Follow colleges you’re interested in on SCOIR
- Narrow down your college list down on SCOIR to include schools that are "Reach" to "Likely" and "Safety"
- Research admission guidelines for desired colleges
- Update your resume to include jobs, leadership roles, volunteer hours, awards, etc.
- Volunteer for a sustained period of time for an organization you are passionate about
- Apply for summer enrichment courses, study abroad, college immersion, and visit college campuses to get a feel for the environment.
- Research FAFSA and continue scholarship search
Rising Senior Presentation