TIMELINES FOR SUCCESS

NOVEMBER

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Read the November senior e-newsletter from Crosby Scholars

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ur guidance ofce to find out any upcoming dates colleges are

visiting your campus. Get the

representative's signature and submit to our office after atten

ding four sessions. If you do not receive

college fair credit, you will be dismissed from Crosby Scholars.

College Entrance Exams

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mail your latest scores to Crosby Scholars when they arrive

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Review SAT and ACT scores & finalize plans to retake either

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Register for the

Dec 5th SAT

by Nov 5th

, if you plan to take it

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Prepare

for the SAT, if taking it

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Register for the

Dec 12th ACT by Nov 6th

, if you plan to take it

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Prepare

for the ACT, if taking it

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Request official test scores to accompany college applications t

hrough SAT and ACT

Colleges & Apps

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Participate in

NC College Application Week

through CFNC, from 7am Nov 2-6 at 5pm.

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Request your electronic High School transcripts through CFNC t

o accompany college applications to NC

schools

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Request official test scores to be sent directly to your colleg

es, if you haven

t yet

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Continue to identify what documents are required vs. option

al to complete each admission application

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Continue working on drafts of application essays (and email

essays for review to Crosby Scholars, if you

choose)

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Continue to submit admission applications in time to meet

deadlines

don

t be late!

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Notify us when you are granted admission to colleges which y

ou have applied

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When you make your college choice, update your college name in the Crosby

portal

And More!

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Confirm financial aid forms required at each college on you

r target list

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Submit your

CSS/PROFILE

for financial aid (if required by your college)

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Review special campus visitation days at schools on your target

list and schedule a visit

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Review your high school

s scholarship bulletin and continue to research and apply f

or scholarships

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Keep working hard in school

this year matters!

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Stay organized so that you can enjoy your senior year, too

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Notify us of any special recognitions you receive - we want to share in

your successes

  • Follow Crosby Scholars on social media -- @CrosbyScholars
  • Read October newsletter
  • Meet with admissions reps who visit your school -- have an unofficial copy of your transcript to share
  • Request official transcripts to accompany college applications – research requesting electronic transcripts
  • Continue to review applications for schools on target list – consider common application, CFNC app, Coalition App, Universal App, Common Black College App, and other electronic apps
  • Continue to identify what documents are required to complete each admission application
  • Continue to submit admission applications in time to meet deadlines
  • Review colleges participating in College App week from October 15th-19th, and plan to submit applications that week 
  • Review special campus visitation days at schools on your target list       
  • Visit your top choice schools – note special visitation days at the schools on your target list
  • Continue preparing for SAT and/or ACT
  • Continue working on drafts of application essays if required at the colleges on your target list
  • Confirm early decision/early action plans
  • Submit the FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Submit the CSS/Profile if required at the schools on your target list.
  • Review your high school’s scholarship bulletin, and apply for scholarships
  • Register for November 3rd SAT at www.collegeboard.com by October 5th, if you plan to take it
  • Prepare for October 6th SAT, if taking it
  • Prepare for October 27th ACT, if taking it
  • Check e-mail and Crosby Scholars Student Portal at least weekly
  • Complete two hours of community service and submit form 

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Forsyth
CountyEst. 1992
Rowan
CountyEst. 2013
Iredell
CountyEst. 2015