Your May Checklist: HS Juniors

If you’re finishing your junior year of high school, you’re entering an important period in the college admissions cycle. Make sure you follow our May checklist and consult the dedicated resources to get you started on the process this month. We’ll be compiling other lists using the checklist tag.

1. Craft your essays

Ask your questions or read through more discussions in our dedicated College Essays and Writing Help forum.

We also have a consolidated list of essay readers in our College Confidential community. We will be posting instructions soon on how to reach out to them for help!

2. Boost your application with strong extracurriculars

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

3. Create your college list

4. Consider your financial aid options

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

5. Take the AP tests

Ask your questions or read through more discussions in our dedicated AP Tests Preparation forum.

International students

Ask your questions or read through more discussions in our dedicated International Students forum.

Have comments or insight for juniors? Feel free to comment below or edit the post! (This post is a wiki)

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Thanks, very helpful for my sibling!