- Identify which of your colleges are offering online or in-person interviews this summer and begin scheduling them.
- Book a meeting with your consultant to rehearse key messages about yourself, prepare questions and do a mock interview before the first interview.
- Set a goal to complete the main section of the Common Application, including the personal essay, before school starts. You should plan to complete your personal essay by the end of July unless you made
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- Plan to visit or revisit colleges (virtually or in person) as you make your final decision about where to matriculate next year.
- Be sure to send your deposit and housing forms by the deadline of May 1 to secure your spot at a college.
- Let your teachers and counselors who wrote recommendations know of your decision and be sure to thank them for their support.
- Keep your grades up and avoid any disciplinary issues—college admissions offers can be rescinded.
- Write thank you notes to the teachers and counselors who wrote recommendations on your behalf, informing them of your college decisions.
- As your college decisions come in, make plans to attend accepted student events or online sessions to help you make a decision on where to matriculate.
- Talk with current students to truly understand the campus culture.
- If you are considering a gap year, begin to submit applications.
- Continue researching the colleges on your