Junior Pre-Application College Planning

Juniors of 2025, below is a checklist of activities you should consider completing as you move through your junior year of high school. Please contact Mrs. Simmons if you have any college preparation questions.


Junior “To Do” Checklist On SCOIR

□ Update Profile

□ Add Parent

□ Complete Personal Bio

□ Complete Activities and Achievement

□ Complete College Preferences

□ Complete Career Profile (YouScience)

□ Start your College List

□ Do Brag Sheet Survey


Testing Accounts

□ Set up ACT Account (www.myact.org)

□ Set up SAT Account (www.collegeboard.org)



□ If you are eligible for a fee waiver, have your parent complete income verification form; return form to Ms. Simmons

□ If you get accommodations at DLS, you need to request accommodations for standardized testing—you want to start this well ahead of test date

□ If you are an athlete and plan to play in college register for NCAA Eligibility Center


ACT/SAT Test Dates

It is recommended that students take one of each by end of junior year.



TEST DATE: December 9, 2023; REGISTRATION DATE: November 3, 2023

TEST DATE: February 10, 2024; REGISTRATION DATE: January 5, 2024


TEST DATE: December 2, 2023; REGISTRATION DATE: November 2, 2023

TEST DATE: March 9, 2023 (digital); REGISTRATION DATE: February 23, 2024


College Visits

□ Visit Days, Open Houses, and other available tours

□ Complete College Visit Form a week in advance


Information on SCOIR

Student’s current transcript (Profile—“My Drive” at the bottom)

Academic information, GPA and test scores (Profile—Academic Overview)

Resume information (Profile—Activities and Achievements)

YouScience (Profile–Career Profile–Career and Aptitude Assessment)

Brag sheet (Profile–Survey)

College search (College Search)

College list (My Colleges–Following)

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