Tips for DeBakey HS Juniors

  • Summer:

    • Participate in community service activities
    • Visit colleges

    September:

    • Participate in extracurricular and community service activities
    • Assume leadership roles where possible
    • Register for the PSAT in October

    October/November:

    • Take PSAT
    • Attend college fair

    December/January:

    • Review results of PSAT and begin to prepare for the SAT Reasoning Test
    • Narrow list of possible colleges
    • Register for SAT Reasoning or ACT Tests

    February/March:

    • Contact colleges on your list and evaluate materials sent to you- create three piles (Yes, Maybe, No)
    • Register for May/June Subject Tests in appropriate subjects

    April/May:

    • Take ACT, SAT Reasoning and Subject Tests
    • Take AP exams in May
    • Look into a summer job, summer program, etc…
    • Plan visits to colleges during the summer