College Planning


September: Look into signing up for the PSAT (speak with your Counselor for more information). Start your college search with Career Cruising.

October: Take the PSAT if needed. Get a list of colleges that will be visiting WUHS Student Services Office (click here for more information)

November: Start narrowing down colleges and universities you are interested in

December/January: Prepare for the ACT.  Research Schools, Military and Apprenticeship Options.

February: Take the ACT and WorkKeys on State Testing Dates.

March/April: Sign up for your Junior Conference with your parent and school counselor.

May/June: Start visiting colleges.  Retake ACT in June if you wish. 

Summer: Visit colleges of your choice.


September: Meet with Military Recruiter if interested. Start the process for Apprenticeships if interested.
Begin applying online to your colleges of choice.  Finish up campus tours and meet with college representatives in the Student Services. Ask for teacher recommendations if you need them. Meet with your counselor regarding future plans.

October: Applications should be completed. Begin your scholarship search.
Attend WUHS Financial Aid Night and begin work on FAFSA.

November/December:  Continue to work on scholarships

February: Continue scholarship applications

April: Work on your local scholarship applications. Lists of local scholarships are available in Student Services.

June: Request final transcripts be sent to the college you will be attending. This will be accomplished the day of graduation.

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