SENIOR TO-DO LIST:
Don’t know what you want to do after High School?
□ Utilize AZCIS website for career exploration
□ Sign-up for the ASVAB test in February in the Career Center
If pursuing Military Enlistment:
□ Meet with recruiter; see Career Center for recruiting schedule
□ Sign-up for the ASVAB test in the Career Center
□ College/military - check with University about ROTC programs and scholarships
If pursuing Community College:
□ 1st - Fill out Student Information Form at CC to register as student (online available)
□ 2nd - Take placement test at CC Admissions and Testing Office; no apt. needed; see
their website for testing times
□ 3rd - Register for classes; the 2020-21 schedule should be out in March ’20 at the
Community Colleges; freshman should register with an advisor on campus
□ Request transcripts as needed or as part of Senior check-out process in May.
If pursuing University Admission:
□ Register for ACT/SAT (if needed) as soon as possible! Refer to their websites for
testing dates and online registration.
□ Visit or tour the College/Univ/Tech School campus.
□ Apply early! You can do this on-line at the University’s Admission link. It is best to
apply early (by October 1st so they have all necessary information by 12/1 preferred
deadline when they award academic scholarships for incoming freshmen.)
□ Visit local College Fairs – see senior planners for dates
□ Tri University Nights – good way to get information from all 3 in-state universities September 23, 2019 @6:00pm
□ Register for NCAA/NAIA if pursuing College Sports. Talk to your coaches/counselor
□ Request transcripts as needed or as part of Senior check-out in May.
Need Financial Aid?
□ Create a resume & start a letter of recommendation file
□ Register on scholarship website in the Career Center & keep checking PUSD
□ Apply, apply, apply for Scholarships! Check PUSD Scholarship Database - you should be doing this weekly! The college or University
you are going to usually will have an entire website that you can apply for scholarships through them after you are admitted. Another reason to
APPLY ONLINE EARLY for admissions.
□ FAFSA for Grants and Loans! You must complete the FAFSA application online at www.fafsa.ed.gov in October using parents 2017 taxes. The FAFSA Application is required for most Financial Aid Departments on University & CC Campuses. YOU MUST APPLY even if you wish to decline Student Loans; you need a FAFSA Report on file with school to receive any assistance.
□ FAFSA Application online – any time after October 1, 2019
Remind Text Information:
Sign up by text TO: 81010
Message shoul be: @2020-3
AZCIS – www.azcis.intocareers.org
(or go through PUSD website under Student Resources, click AZCIS to sign in under your school username & password)
Maricopa County - www.maricopa.edu
* See individual College websites directly
ACT - www.actstudent.org
SAT - www.collegeboard.com
(LHS code for registration is 030208)
NCAA - www.eligibilitycenter.org
NAIA - www.playnaia.org
* Check in Career Center regularly
* Check with the individual schools you are applying to, they have their own scholarship page online for just students attending their school.
* See Records at school to send for free
www.parchment.com - to send electronically; fee is charged for using Parchment.