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Make sure to check out our July Checklists for HS Juniors and HS Seniors. Consult these quick resources to get you started on the process this month.
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Your June Checklist: HS Seniors

CCadmin_SorinCCadmin_Sorin 2793 replies319 threads Community Manager
edited May 29 in STUDENT LOUNGE
College is right around the corner, so you just have to tie up a few loose ends and then your higher education experience begins.

1. Plan for the Fall

1. Colleges Continue to Change Course for Fall 2020
2. Report Reveals How COVID-19 Is Changing Students' College Plans
3. Select Colleges Share Their Plans for Fall 2020
4. 3 Tips Help Graduating Seniors Prep for College
5. List of Schools Planning for an In-Person Fall Semester

2. Navigate waitlists

Essential Readings:
1. Why Would A College Say It Has Openings While I'm Stuck on the Waitlist?
2. How (and When) Do Colleges Pick Students off the Waitlist?
3. Wait-Listed and Still Haven't Heard Yet? Consider These Options

Deep dive into our community's vast knowledge and expertise and read through more insightful forum discussions from waitlisted students.

3. Apply for housing

Essential Readings:
1. Handling Dorm Decor When Roommates Come from Different Financial Worlds
2. Consider the Pros, Cons When Making Fall 2020 Campus Housing Decisions
3. Keeping Valuables Safe in a Dorm Room
4. From Bedroom to Dorm Room

Deep dive into our community's vast knowledge and expertise and read through more insightful forum discussions on housing.

4. Consider your financial aid options

Essential Readings:
1. Video: What Are Some Tricks for Covering Costs in College?
2. What to Do if Your Financial Aid Package Falls Short
3. Webinar Recap: How COVID-19 Is Impacting Financial Aid
4. Which State Schools Do Not Charge an OOS Rate (and Will Also Give Merit Scholarships)?
5. EFC Formula for 2020-21 Released
6. The Psychological Effects of Loan Debt

Ask your questions or read through more discussions in our dedicated Financial Aid & Scholarships forum.
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