Senior Information

Junior Parent College Night Presentation

Were you not able to attend the Junior Parent College Night?
Click Here to view the Class a former presentation.

The Next Step- A student and parent guide for post secondary planning

The Next Step

College Timeline for Your Senior Year

Become Your Dream


  • Meet with your counselor.
  • Do your college research. Attend college fairs, plan college visits, schedule meetings with college admissions counselors.
  • Finalize your college list down to the schools you want to apply to.
  • Start your Common Application.
  • Register for a Fall administration of the SAT and/or ACT. (Watch registration deadlines. Make sure to pickup a fee waiver from Mrs. Catlin if you are on free or reduced lunch!)
  • Start your FAFSA. The FAFSA is now accepted as early as Oct. 1st.
  • Attend financial aid night at Greenwich in the Fall.


  • Attend select college representative visits at GCS.
  • Ask for recommendation letters. Remember to complete your Senior Questionnaire and turn it into Mrs. Catlin at least 2 weeks before your documents are due to your colleges of choice. I will not be able to guarantee paperwork be submitted with less notice.
  • ***Submit Early Decision/Early Action applications!!! (Keep an eye on these due dates)
  • ***Submit regular decision applications by winter break if possible.
  • Scholarship opportunities will be posed on the Scholarships and Financial Aid page of this website.


  • Complete financial aid forms and submit by the deadline.
  • Submit college applications if you have not done so already.
  • Receive Early Decision/ Early Action/Rolling Admissions notifications. (inform your counselors)


  • Receive regular admissions notifications and financial aid award letters.

May- June

  • Send tuition deposit to the college of your choice. Usually due May 1st!
  • Mrs. Catlin will send final transcripts to out to any schools you applied to via the Common App or the SUNY App. Let Mrs. Catlin know if you need your final transcript sent to a school you did not apply to via the Common App or the SUNY App.
  • Graduation!!

Forms for Seniors

If you would like a counselor recommendation, please fill out the following questioner
and submit to Mrs. Catlin. Please all ow 2 to 3 weeks notice.