TIMELINES FOR SUCCESS

NOVEMBER

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Read the November senior e-newsletter from Crosby Scholars

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Check your e-mail and Crosby portal regularly for important

program updates

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Schedule your November meeting with your Senior Advisor

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Review the list of remaining Senior Academy dates and make sure yo

u attend 2 this year to fulfill the

Academy requirement

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Complete 2 ours of community service and

submit your community service form to our office

by the January

31st deadline

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If you have not attended a college fair, you must attend

4 college rep visits at your high school. Contact

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April Timeline for Success

  • Add college enrollment plans to Crosby Scholars Student Portal
  • Research and apply for scholarships
  • Receive and review SAR (Student Aid Report) if not previously received and reviewed
  • Review and compare financial aid packages awarded by colleges to which you have been admitted
  • Read Crosby Senior Newsletter
  • Check e-mail account often
  • Log in to your Crosby Scholars Student Portal often
  • Research summer orientation program if offered at the college in which you will enroll
  • Visit the College Redirection module at https://www2.cfnc.org/#/crp if you are a denied applicant seeking opportunities you did not originally consider
  • Complete Conference Notes 5 with your Senior Advisor by April 15th
  • Participate in College Board’s “Pledge Your #Collegiance” campaign on Instagram now through May 15th
  • RSVP to the Senior Gala by April 24
  • Attend the Senior  Gala on April 29
  • Celebrate National College Signing Day on May 1st – Tag us in your social media posts!

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

 

  • Colleges & Apps
  • Request your electronic High School transcripts through CFNC to accompany college applications to NC schools
  • Request official test scores from SAT and/or ACT to be sent directly to your colleges, if you haven’t yet
  • Continue to identify what documents are required vs. optional to complete each admission application
  • Continue working on drafts of application essays (and email essays for review to Crosby Scholars, if you choose)
  • Continue to submit admission applications in time to meet deadlines – don’t be late!
  • Notify us when you are granted admission to colleges which you have applied
  • When you make your college choice, update your college name in the Crosby portal

And More!

  • Confirm schedule for spring semester: verify with your counselor that you are enrolled in the classes necessary to meet all requirements for graduation
  • Create your FSA ID (Federal Student Aid ID) before you file the FAFSA
  • Review priority financial aid filing dates for schools you have applied to – many are March 1st
  • Confirm financial aid forms required at each college on your target list
  • Submit your CSS/PROFILE for financial aid (if required by your target colleges)
  • Review special campus visitation days at schools on your target list and schedule a visit 
  • Continue to research and apply for scholarships
  • Keep working hard in school – this year matters!
  • Stay organized so that you can enjoy your senior year, too
  • 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