Junior Year

  • Register for the NCAA Eligibility Center no later than the beginning of 11th Grade.
     
  • In your junior year, you are eligible to go on Official Visits, where a college will pay for your visit.
     
  • Be active with your College Fit Finder profile and keep it updated.
     
  • Before each event where you could be scouted by college coaches, re-send your information along with your competition schedule, including times and locations you can be seen competing.
     
  • Keep your grades up and seek out help and support in areas as needed.
     
  • Create a test plan and decide which are important for entrance to colleges and universities of interest to you. When you are ready, register to take your SAT and ACT tests.
     
  • Attend college fairs, college nights, speak with representatives who may visit your school, and begin to narrow your college choices.
     
  • You should have an idea of which schools are interested in you and so have a better idea of where to narrow your focus after September 1st of your junior year as college coaches can now get in touch with you directly.
     
  • By the end of the school year, you should try to have 10-15 schools identified that you are seriously considering.
     
  • Plan college visits for your top 5 choices - for more information go to the College Visits page.
     
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