Course Syllabus



*Each seminar:

  • Review school calendar for the cycle
  • Reminder of college rep visits
  • Distribute college fair and college info, if available
  • Encourage individual meetings, if needed


Cycle 1:  Introduction to Senior Seminar

  • Transcript review
  • Update graduation requirement sheets
  • Review schedules (full year)
  • College rep visits
  • SAT/ACT calendar and reminder to register, if needed
  • Guidance updates for letters of recommendation
  • NCAA Clearinghouse  
  • Timelines


Cycle 2:  Application Process

  • Invite teachers/FERPA
  • College search update form
  • "Who Sends What?" 
  • Sending scores and accessing fee waivers 
  • Common Application & match to Naviance
  • Requesting transcripts


Cycle 3: Common Application/Naviance Support

  • Common Application guided work session
  • Review interviewing and essays 
  • Outside recommenders
  • ED Agreement
  • "Colleges I Am Applying To" (Naviance)/Deadlines
  • Coalition App: Letters of recommendation/transcript request


Cycle 4: Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships,  Financial Aid Night
  • WSF: Town of Wellesley Scholarships


Cycle 5: Alternatives to Attending a 4-Year College

  • Alternate plans & individual timelines 
  • Continue to work on Common App


Cycle 6: Senior "Check Out"

  • "Check Out” form
  • Q1 grades check-in
  • What to expect with college decisions