• Attend the Senior Assembly.
  • Have your parents attend the Parents of Seniors College Night.
  • Take four academic core classes (English, Social Studies, Math, Science and International Language) both semesters of senior year.
  • Use Naviance to update your list of colleges and to check application deadlines.
  • Request transcripts in Naviance and meet with your counselor, especially if you need a counselor letter of recommendation. 
  • Request teacher recommendation(s) if required and if you haven't already done so.
  • Request transcripts in Naviance and meet with your counselor, especially if you need a counselor letter of recommendation. 
  • Request teacher recommendation(s) if required and if you haven't already done so.
  • IMPORTANT: Visit with college representatives in the CRC throughout the fall. For a schedule of colleges that are visiting, click here.
  • Register for the ACT, SAT, and/or Subject Tests if you plan to take or retake. 
  • Work on your college essay.
  • Plan ahead for campus visits during LHS non-attendance days.
  • Create a spreadsheet of your college applications to track what is due and when. Keep track of your college website logins and passwords here, too, or in your phone!
  • Request transcripts in Naviance and meet with your counselor, especially if you need a counselor letter of recommendation.
  • Request teacher recommendation(s) if required and if you haven't already done so.
  • IMPORTANT: Visit with college representatives in the CRC throughout the fall. For a schedule of colleges that are visiting, click here.
  • Once you start applying to college, check Naviance to verify that your documents from LHS have been sent. It is your responsibility to ensure your applications are complete.
  • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which is required for anyone applying for financial aid, and is available after October 1. 
  • Parents should attend the FAFSA Completion Workshop, if they feel they need help.
  • Complete the CSS Profile financial aid form, if required by your colleges.
  • Attend the ICE College Fair at CLC.
  • Complete Early Action, Early Decision and Priority applications for October and November deadlines.
  • Send ACT/SAT scores to the colleges to which you will be applying, if you have not already reported the scores.
  • Request transcripts in Naviance and meet with your counselor, especially if you need a counselor letter of recommendation.
  • Request teacher recommendation(s) if required and if you haven't already done so.
  • Investigate scholarships.
  • Check out our CRC website for information on paying for college/financial aid.
  • Final exams are in December! Budget your time well when completing college applications and studying for finals.
  • Investigate scholarships. Attend the Scholarship Workshop.
  • Be aware of January deadlines. Make sure your transcripts and letters of rec are requested well in advance of winter break!
  • Keep your grades up!
  • Investigate scholarships.
  • Write thank you notes to your counselor and teacher(s) who wrote letters of recommendation for you.
  • Visit colleges, or revisit, if undecided.
  • Investigate housing options at your colleges.
  • Let the CRC and your counselor know about your college decisions, as many will start arriving this month.
  • Register for AP exams, if applicable. Watch your mail for information!
  • Investigate housing options at your colleges.
  • Investigate housing options at the schools to which you are accepted. You may deposit for housing at multiple schools, but read the fine print! You may not get a refund if you decide not to attend a college.
  • Visit colleges, or revisit, if undecided.
  • Make your college choice by May 1st, the Candidate Reply Date.
  • Email your other colleges to inform them that you will not be attending.
  • Attend Senior Decision Day! Celebrate with your class in the CRC.
  • Complete the Graduation Survey and Senior Exit Survey in Naviance.
  • Make your college choice by May 1st, the Candidate Reply Date.
  • Take AP exams.
  • Request that your final transcript be sent to the college of your choice.