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

  • May

  • Confirm your college enrollment plans, May 1st is the National College Decision Day
  • Submit enrollment deposit, housing forms, med forms, etc. to the college at which you will enroll
  • Notify all colleges at which you were admitted of your enrollment decision
  • Reply to all requests from the college at which you will enroll
  • Register to attend freshman orientation over the summer
  • Continue to research and apply for scholarships
  • Continue to review financial aid packages awarded by colleges to which you have been admitted (if you haven’t finalized your decision)
  • Read the May/June Crosby Senior Newsletter– review the list of Crosby Scholars Scholarship recipients
  • Check e-mail account often 
  • Log in to your Crosby Scholars Student Portal often
  • Request final transcript to be sent to college at which you will enroll
  • Report final enrollment decision to the Crosby Scholars Program by entering your college name and ID number in your Crosby Scholars Student Portal
  • Write thank you notes to those individuals who wrote you a letter of recommendation
  • Write thank you notes to those scholarship committees who awarded you a scholarship
  • Write a thank you letter to your high school counselor for all of his/her guidance
  • Remember to thank all of your teachers
  • Submit a Last Dollar Grant Application by May 31
  • Follow up with Crosby Scholars staff regarding any outstanding issues or questions
  • Notify us of any special recognitions you receive - we want to share in your successes

Click below to access the program in your area

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