• Make this year count! Junior year grades are very important!
  • If you are college-bound, verify the admission requirements of the colleges in which you are interested to make sure you are taking the right courses!
  • Stay involved in extracurricular activities and community service. Run for office and make an impact!
  • Continue to visit the CRC and use Naviance to research colleges, careers, and majors.
  • If you are interested in being a college athlete, attend the North Suburban Conference NCAA Eligibility Workshop.
  • IMPORTANT: Visit with college representatives in the CRC throughout the fall. For a schedule of colleges that are visiting, click here.
  • Ask yourself questions about your future. What should I do after high school? Where should I go to school? Where will I be admitted? Research these questions on Naviance.
  • Attend College Fairs in the area.  Check the Upcoming Events for options.
  • Take the PSAT/NMSQT. You will register at school.
  • Review the Testing Calendar for additional ACT/SAT testing dates.
  • IMPORTANT: Visit with college representatives in the CRC throughout the fall. For a schedule of colleges that are visiting, click here.
  • Attend the ICE College Fair at CLC.
  • Take advantage of non-attendance days to visit colleges.
  • Not sure what major is right for you? Research majors in Naviance and in the CRC.
  • Attend 'Cats to College Part I for juniors and parents!
  • Visit with college representatives in the CRC throughout the fall. 
  • Prepare for first semester finals.
  • Plan your schedule for Senior year. If you are college-bound, verify the admission requirements of the colleges in which you are interested. 
  • Register for senior classes. Remember to take at least four core classes (English, social studies, math, science, foreign language) each semester.
  • Develop your testing timeline with your parents and/or counselor or college counselor and determine whether you will take a national SAT, ACT or both. You will be registered to take the state SAT in April at Libertyville High School.
  • Plan for your summer. Check out summer enrichment programs on Naviance.
  • Attend Junior Naviance Training with Ms. Belstra.
  • Register for AP exams, if applicable.
  • Attend 'Cats to College Part II
  • Attend the ICE College Fair at CLC.
  • Continue to investigate colleges in the CRC.
  • Plan college visits for spring break and summer vacation.  
  • Sign up for SAT subject tests if they are required by the colleges on your list.
  • Attend the Financial Aid Workshop.
  • Attend your Junior Conference with your counselor to discuss graduation requirements and post high school plans. 
  • Take the State SAT which will be offered by the state of Illinois during the school day at Libertyville High School.
  • Register for the national ACT, SAT or SAT Subject Tests, if appropriate.
  • Visit colleges, if you haven't already.
  • Build your college list. Remember to include a "foundation school", a college that is a strong fit for you where you are assured admission. Complete a college search in Naviance, if you haven't already. 
  • Request a teacher recommendation if you need one. Ask your teacher (in person) before the end of the school year. Fill out the Teacher Letter of Rec Survey in Naviance.
  • Add activities, awards, experiences to your Resume in Naviance.
  • If you plan to be a college athlete, contact coaches at the schools in which you are interested and ask about their programs and athletic scholarships.
  • Take the SAT and/or AP tests, if appropriate.
  • Narrow college choices through research, campus visits, talks with your counselor, college counselor and parents.
  • Request a teacher recommendation if you need one. Ask your teacher (in person) before the end of the school year. Fill out the Teacher Letter of Rec Survey in Naviance.
  • Get a jump-start on summer activities. Work, find an internship,volunteer, take a class. 
  • Add activities, awards, experiences to your Resume in Naviance.