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What should I do during the summer before senior year to prepare for the college application process?

Hi there! I'm a junior and I'm trying to plan my summer before senior year. What should I be doing during this time to prepare for the college application process? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

9 months ago

Hi! It's great that you're planning ahead for the college application process. Based on my own experience with my child, here are some suggestions for how to spend your summer before senior year: 1. Research colleges and create a list of schools you're interested in. 2. Visit college campuses, either in-person or virtually, to get a feel for the schools on your list. 3. Start working on your college essays. Many schools release their essay prompts early, so you can get a head start. 4. Organize your application materials, such as your transcripts and letters of recommendation. 5. Look for scholarships and financial aid opportunities. 6. Consider taking a part-time job, internship, or volunteer opportunity to gain valuable experience and build your resume. 7. Relax and make time for yourself. Senior year can be stressful, so enjoy your summer break while you can. Good luck!

9 months ago

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