•  

    **To print a copy of this page, visit the following link: College Readiness Checklist


    For questions about SAT/ACT grade requirements, GPA requirements, deadlines, admissions processes, campus tours, and other inquiries that vary from school to school, please contact the college directly. 

    FALL CHECKLIST:

    • Register for and take (or retake) the SAT and/or ACT 
    • Request transcripts and letters of recommendation at least 30 days before they are due. Transcripts are requested here: https://www.lisd.net/Page/6895
      • *Please find out if the college(s) you’re applying to *REQUIRE* a counselor letter of  recommendation prior to contacting your counselor for one
      • *If the college does require one, please complete the questionnaire that can be found on the FMHS Counseling page: https://www.lisd.net/Page/25294
    • Complete and submit college applications prior to deadlines. 
    • Complete and submit scholarship applications prior to deadlines.
      • *Please see the Scholarships & Financial Aid tab on the FMHS Counseling page to find information regarding scholarships: https://www.lisd.net/Page/6887
    • Complete Financial Aid forms/applications prior to deadlines. 
      • *Please see the Scholarships & Financial Aid tab on the FMHS Counseling page to find information regarding Financial Aid:https://www.lisd.net/Page/6887
    • Review graduation requirements to ensure that all necessary credits have been met; contact counselor for help as needed. 

     

    SPRING CHECKLIST:

    • Visit college campuses/schedule tours - some may be virtual 
    • Review college acceptances; compare financial aid packages offered.
    • Call college financial aid representatives with questions.
    • Decide on the college to attend and contact its offices to accept.
    • Review graduation requirements to ensure that all necessary credits have been met; contact counselor for help as needed. 

     


    HELPFUL JUNIOR/SENIOR LINKS:

    JUNIOR CHECKLIST: http://gentx.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/10_Junior_Prep_Checklist.pdf

    SENIOR CHECKLIST: http://gentx.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/13_Senior_Prep_Checklist.pdf

    Junior Parent Meeting Power Point 2020: https://www.lisd.net/cms/lib/TX01918037/Centricity/Domain/3027/JrParent%20Mtg%202020.pptx

    Virtual College Tours: https://www.smore.com/rcsp1