6410 South Dante Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-324-1020      Fax: 773-324-9235
School Counseling

Junior's Corner

Junior Corner

  • This is the time to start making some plans about college and your future after high school.  Listed below are some things you need to think about throughout your junior year:
    • Solidify and or improve your GPA (this is the GPA we will be sending to colleges)
    • Become involved in extracurricular activities if you aren’t already
    • Review your goals for this year and for you senior year
    • Plan for and manage college costs
    • Learn the types of financial aid that are available, including scholarships and grants
    • Visit the Naviance online counseling program
    • Register and USE the Family Connections website: connections.naviance.com.  This is a helpful tool in your college search and allows you to compare yourself with college admission requirements
    • Request information from colleges you are interested in and speak to college representatives who visit Mount Carmel.
      • Visit college/universities website to complete IQ cards, or reach out to admissions to request information
    • Prepare for PSAT as well as ACT and or SAT
    Please see your counselor for more information or if you have any questions!


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