An independent day school for grades 6-12

Sophomore Year Timeline



Fall    
  • Attend class-wide meeting with College Counseling Office to familiarize self with Naviance
  • Take PSAT (October)
Winter    
  • Start thinking about, researching and applying to summer programs/activities
  • Meet with advisor to discuss/update courses for junior year
  • Encourage your parents/ guardians to attend the College Night for Parents of Sophomores (January)
Spring    
  • Apply to summer opportunities
  • Attend Case Study Night and College Fair at Sacred Heart School (April)
  • Register for and take SAT Subject tests if applicable (May/June)
Summer    
  • Summer program / activity and vacation
  • If vacation plans take you near an area with colleges and universities, swing by for a visit!

College Events

Resources

Books
•Colleges that Change Lives
by Loren Pope and revised by Hilary Masell Oswald (2012 edition)
Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013
by Edward B. Fiske
The Thinking Students Guide to Colleges
by Andrew Roberts
Letting Go: A Parents Guide to Understanding the College Years
by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
The Gatekeepers
by Jacques Steinberg
Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be
by Frank Bruni