December College Checklist for High School Juniors

Can you believe it?  You’re halfway through your junior year of high school! And now you have a couple of weeks off from school to just relax.

But it’s also a great opportunity for you to spend a little time focusing on college prep.  Every little step you take now will make the college search and application process a little easier.

Here are some things for you to consider over your holiday vacation:

  • Initiate family conversations. Have you had any family discussions about your future? Now’s a good time to sit down with your parents and share a little a bit about what you envision for your college experience.
  • Refine your college list. Break out that list of things that are important to you when it comes to colleges. If any specific universities come to mind, add them to the list. Or start researching to see which schools offer what you want.
  • Know your guidance counselor. If you haven’t met him or her yet, introduce yourself after the break. Your guidance counselor has a wealth of knowledge about navigating the college admission process.

From all of us at Sullivan University, enjoy your holiday vacation!

About the Author:

As the content editor for The Sullivan University System (SUS), Sherry Couture promotes all the schools and campuses that comprise the System. Prior to her role at SUS, Sherry worked as an executive casino host at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel, and spent seven years in the newspaper industry in advertising. She graduated magna cum laude from Lindsey Wilson College with a bachelor’s degree in English.

In her free time, Sherry enjoys running, reading, going to concerts and traveling. She especially loves spending time outdoors with her husband, Josh.

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