COLLEGE COUNSELING


The college application process is an exciting time for student-athletes their parents. We look forward to working closely with all of you throughout the process and helping you find the perfect match.

JUNIOR YEAR

 

September - December

Research colleges and universities
Prepare preliminary list of colleges
Take PSATs in October

 

January

Register for spring SAT


February

Introduction to College Guidance informational session for students and parents
Junior conferences with college counselor begin
Register for April ACT — if applicable

 

March

SAT
Junior conferences continue
Sign up for SAT-prep classes
Schedule college visits for April — tours, interviews, class visit
Start thinking about summer plans — job, service, travel, camps

 

April

Junior conferences continue
April ACT
Start college visits
Register for June SAT
Take SAT-prep class

 

May

Junior conferences continue
SAT
Schedule college visits for the summer — tours, interviews, meetings with coaches
Start thinking about teacher recommendations

 

June - August

SAT
Register for NCAA Clearinghouse
Continue college visits
Refine college list
Gather applications
Start thinking about essays — free writing, brainstorming, etc.
Register for fall SAT/ACT
Research scholarships

SENIOR YEAR

 

September

Senior conferences — discuss application selection with college counselor
Ask teachers to write recommendations
Continue to work on essays

 

October

SAT
Financial Aid information night for parents
Finalize early decision and early action applications and essays

 

November

November applications due
SAT
Start financial-aid process
Finalize regular-decision essays and applications

 

December

Fill out financial aid application and worksheet on the FAFSA website.

We are  confident that we will make the college application process a positive experience, resulting in a best-fit school for the student-athlete.

ABOUT KMS

 Since 1974, KMS has provided student-athletes the opportunity to pursue excellence on the ski slope and in the classroom. KMS alumni have proved themselves as athletes and as scholars, as leaders in business and in the community. The personal attention and passion for excellence at KMS guides each student-athlete towards his or her potential, helping each alum reach his or her goals. 

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