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Kick-off September - Admissions Style

September is the month when most students return to school. It is also a great time of year to get organized and prepared for college applications, timelines and research. Williams Educational Consultants offers support, guidance and organization to a process that can seem messy. Below you will find some important reminders for the Class of 2022-2025.



Class of 2022:

1. Finalize College List

2. Connect with your Guidance Counselor (AKA Wendy Williams)

3. Request Recommendation Letters, if required.

4. Complete Common Application Essay

5. Fill out the Common App, including school specific questions.

6. Create Resume

7. Apply Early if you have the academic requirements necessary and complete the application in time!

8. Register for SAT/ACT one last time, if needed:

ACT:

October 23rd Test Date - Register September17th.

December 11th Test Date - Register November 5th

SAT:

October 2nd Test Date - Register for September 3rd

November 6th Test Date - Register for October 8th


Class of 2023:

1. Start Your College Search

2. Connect with your Guidance Counselor (AKA Wendy Williams)

3. Schedule college visits either in-person or virtual

4. Try your best academically, grades are very important!

5. Talk to your parents about financial commitments and expectations regarding college.

6. Register for SAT/ACT



SAT Dates

Test Date Register By

Jun 04, 2022 May 05, 2022

May 07, 2022 Apr 08, 2022

Mar 12, 2022 Feb 11, 2022

Dec 04, 2021 Nov 04, 2021

Nov 06, 2021 Oct 08, 2021

Oct 02, 2021 Sep 03, 2021

ACT Dates

Test Date Register By

Jul 16, 2022 Jun 17, 2022

Jun 11, 2022 May 06, 2022

Apr 02, 2022 Feb 25, 2022

Feb 12, 2022 Jan 07, 2022

Dec 11, 2021 Nov 05, 2021

Oct 23, 2021 Sep 17, 2021

Classes of 2022-2025:

The month of September is typically known as the busiest travel dates for an Admissions Officer. With COVID still looming and doors slowly opening on school grounds, Admissions Officers have taken the time to create virtual visits and preview days. College Fairs are great because they help students and families learn about various institutions online without spending a dime! To visit with colleges, please check out the following links:

NACAC:

https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/attend-virtual-college-fairs/

GA PROBE

https://www.gaprobe.org/student-fair-registration/


YouVisit:

https://www.youvisit.com/collegesearch/

Campus Tours:

https://campustours.com


Here are some tips on how to prepare for your visits:

  1. Register Early

  2. Research the participants

  3. Examine the colleges of interest before the event by visiting their website and learning about academics and student life.

  4. Prepare questions for the admissions officers that can help you answer, "Why are you interested in XYZ university?"

  5. Follow-Up with the Admissions Officers

  6. Send a Thank-you email.

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