Students set up individual meetings with Mrs. Cunningham to discuss updates in college search, summer visits, early decision, etc… In addition to individual meetings, the students will meet in larger groups during economics/senior seminar once a week to review college deadlines and application procedures.
Students should attend meetings with college admission representatives during visits to Linsly.
Students attend a college fair sponsored by the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce. The college fair gives the students exposure to many different colleges/universities.October:
Seniors take the SAT this month and/or in November and December and have their scores sent to college choices and the NCAA clearinghouse.
Early decision/action applications should be completed in order to meet November deadlines.
Senior parents are invited to attend one of two College Coffee hours hosted in Dlesk to update families on where the seniors should be in the college process and review the timeline for the 1st semester.November:
Thanksgiving vacation is the deadline for all applications to completed and submitted and transcript requests to Mrs. Cunningham.December:
Retake SAT I or II exams if necessary.January:
Mid year reports/transcripts are sent to all colleges with 1st semester grades.Financial aid
night held for parents with a speaker from a local college financial aid office. Begin filing FAFSA and Promise Scholarship information (March 1 deadline for WV residents).February/March:
Evaluation of college acceptances and scholarship offers.
Outside scholarship information available from Mrs. Cunningham or on designated websites. A complete list is on Naviance.April:
Additional visits to colleges to help determine choice of where to attend.
Final college decisions with deposits sent out by May 1st.May:
Advanced Placement Exams
Notification to accepted colleges of your decision.
Thank you notes to scholarship committees for any additional awards you received.June-August:
Relax and enjoy yourself before you begin your next journey!