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Planning Timeline for Juniors

Complete the following in SCOIR at the start of any school year (Freshman - Senior):

  • Activate your Scoir account
    • Log in the first time through a computer browser so your account is linked to RSHS.
    • Click “Log in with Google” (use your Rockwood Google email)
  • Add a Parent under “My Profile”
  • Complete your FERPA permissions (Release Authorization and Waiver of Rights).
  • Complete your profile (finalize your personal biography and expand your activities and achievements).
  • Take the PrinciplesYou character assessment in Scoir to find matches for possible careers.
  • Research colleges and take virtual campus tours.
  • Download SCOIR app at the Apple store.

 SEPTEMBER 

  • Register for the PSAT test 
  • Sign up online through SCOIR to meet with College Admission, Military and Trade School representatives visiting RSHS. 
  • Attend local college fairs: 
    • Visit the Calendar page for current information. Check back often as events are added regularly.
  • Sign up for job shadowing through PIE (Partners in Education). This is a great way to identify or rule out potential careers/college majors.
  • Register for AP exams (if applicable) by Nov. 8

OCTOBER 

  • Sign up online through SCOIR to meet with admission representatives visiting Summit.
  • Attend local college fairs: 
    • Visit the Calendar page for current information.
  • Take PSAT 
  • Start a list of prospective colleges. 
  • Start a high school resume

DECEMBER 

  • Register for the February ACT and/or SAT at ACT.org or CollegeBoard.org
  • Apply for Project Interface summer internship opportunity.

JANUARY 

  • Starting second semester, make an appointment with Mrs. Hartman’s at bit.ly/hartman calendar to discuss college & career options.
  • Start planning for college campus visits and look into summer programs on college campuses. 
  • Consider registering for the February ACT.

FEBRUARY 

  • Sign up for ACT or SAT prep courses 
  • Sign up online through SCOIR to meet with admission representatives that visit RSHS

MARCH

  • Attend College Planning NightWednesday, March 7, 2024 | RSHS 6:30-7:30PM
    • An overview of the college process, testing and financial aid. 
    • Presented by Ivy Hartman, Post High School Counselor
  • Sign up online through SCOIR to meet with admission representatives visiting RSHS. 
  • Visit college campuses during spring break. 

APRIL 

  • All juniors will take the district ACT at Rockwood Summit (during school) April 9, 2024 8:15am - 12:15p.m. (no registration required)

MAY 

  • Register for June ACT (ACT.org)
  • Take SAT (double check to see if the colleges you are interested in require SAT II subject tests)
  • Take AP exams
  • Organize college information and narrow choices down (5-8 schools) 
  • Plan summer trips to visit campuses 

JUNE 

  • Take ACT 
  • Visit campuses & understand that campuses are best seen during the school year when classes are in session. 
  • Attend a summer camp or academic program on a college campus.