Here are some great ideas from The Choice: Demystifying College Admissions and Aid series in The New York Times for what to do in this last month of school
- Get organized!
Create a spreadsheet to track application deadlines, requirements and submissions for all the schools you are interested in.
- Start thinking about your admissions essay.
John Carpenter’s book Going Geek: What Every Smart Kid (and Every Smart Parent) Should Know About College Admissions is a terrific resource for identifying your own strengths and how to present yourself in the college admissions process
- Visit colleges.
- End on a high note.
- Pay it forward.
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