Halifax Academy - Juniors

Take the PSAT offered at school in October.

Focus on academic achievement.

Attend college fairs in the area.

Register for the SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT with Writing by mid-December.

Take either the SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT with Writing in January or February.

Our High School Code is 343308.

Register again for one of the spring SAT Reasoning Tests.

If you plan to take the SAT Subject Tests, register for this in the spring.

Compile a list of possible colleges.

Plan to visit colleges during the summer and schedule interviews with admissions consultants (if applicable) during your visits to these schools.

Start writing college essays during the summer to get a head start on applications.

Read, read, read (Time, Newsweek, anything) to help your verbal score on the SAT Reasoning Test.

Utilize the tools at www.cfnc.org to fill out college applications, explore colleges and careers, search for scholarships and much more.  This is an incredible resource for helping you with the college application process.

To sign up for the SAT, go to www.collegeboard.com.

>To sign up for the ACT, go to www.act.org.