Grade 11 School Counseling Calendar

Grade 11 School Counseling Calendar

What to Do

How To Do It


  • Start to form a plan for life after High School: do you want to go to college? Into the military? Into the world of work?
  • Attend college and military visits by representatives. Check Naviance for announcements. 
  • Talk with your parents and family, counselors, teachers, and friends. 
  • Check the School Counseling office and Naviance for the schedule of visits. 


  • Take the PSAT.
  • If you are considering the military, take the ASVAB
  • The Board of Education has paid for all Juniors to take the PSAT, so you don't need to register. 
  • Check the School Counseling website or office for the test date, the ASVAB is usually offered in November during the school day. 


  • Check your PSAT results.
  • Start your college search and Post-High School Planning.
  • Counselors will meet with students to discuss the PSAT results and SAT preparation. 
  • Counselors will visit classrooms in the winter and focus on college searching and exploring your options after high school.


  • Meet with your counselor for course selection and senior year planning. 
  • Take steps to finalize your plan for life after high school. 
  • Attend College Presentations.
  • Take School Day SAT in February
  • Make sure you are taking the appropriate courses for your senior year and for what you have planned for your future after high school.
  • If you are planning to attend college, make a list of your top choices so you can do some further research. Add these colleges to the "colleges I'm thinking about" section in Naviance. 
  • School Counselors will present "Making your College Search Count" to the Junior Class.  


  • Register for the June SATs or ACTs.
  • Determine if the SAT Subject Tests are required for your college choice or intended major. 
  • File Service Academy & ROTC scholarship applications.
  • Check with your School Counselor for important test deadlines and register online. 
  • Counsult your college's admission office for SAT requirements. 
  • Meet with your Counselor to discuss the requirements for military academies. 


  • Take the SATs or ACTs. 
  • Attend college fairs.
  • Ask teachers and your counselor for letters of recommendation.
  • Go to your test prepared. There are many great resources for test prep and tips so you can do your best!
  • Attend the National College Fair in Hartford. 
  • Don't wait until the last minute to ask for recommendations. Complete your brag sheet in Naviance so teachers have information to help them write your letter. 

Over the Summer

  • Visit colleges. 
  • Narrow your school list down so you will be prepared to begin the application process when you return to school. 
  • Think about a summer job, volunteering, or internship. 
  • Decide which colleges you will apply to in the Fall.
  • Call schools and make appointments to visit with admissions staff while you're visiting.
  • Consulting guidebooks, online resources and college catalogs can help you in narrowing your list. 
  • Naviance has a list of summer opportunities available to students.

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