January tasks for high school seniors

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During your senior year, you will finalize your college choice. This year is filled with admission applications, scholarship essays, financial aid information, and the need to meet deadlines. Throughout your senior year, continue to build your resume by achieving academic success, as well as participating in extracurricular activities. Colleges are interested in well-rounded students.

The college preparation that takes place during your senior year is filled with a lot of details and paperwork. It is very important that you involve your parents with this process.

Below are the tasks you should complete during the month of January:

  • Complete your FAFSA online, if you haven't already. Keep copies of all documents, including your FSA ID, in a file.
  • Keep a watch out for scholarship applications and make notes of the deadlines. Getting an early start completing them.
  • Do not let senioritis get a grip on you this semester; finish strong on your last semester of high school.

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