An overview of Grade 11 planning process: 

  • In October, every junior takes the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test).
  • Consider taking an SAT prep course.
  • Attend Junior Parent/Junior Career Night.
  • During the school year take the SAT Reasoning Test and/or the ACT. Take appropriate SAT Subject Tests at the end of the school year.
  • Students will meet with their guidance counselor to identify a list of colleges for consideration.
  • Parents are encouraged to meet with their son’s guidance counselor as well.
  • Students should pursue appropriate summer programs and activities (e.g., SAT prep course, college study, special workshops, employment).
  • Visit colleges to clarify likes and dislikes and to evaluate campus.


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