Career and College Timeline


2020 - 21 Counseling Office College/Career Planning Events:

        College Planning Night for Juniors and parents - September 23, 2020  7:00pm

       College Planning Night for Seniors and parents - October (TBA), 2020  7:00pm

          City of Warren College Fair - September 2020 - TBA    6 - 7:30pm  Warren City Hall

          College Application Workshops for senior students: 

                             2:00pm in the Library on Tuesday and Wednesday September 29th & 30th, 2020

          Catholic College Night - November, 2020 (TBA)  Madonna University, Livonia  6:00 - 8:00pm  Campus Map

          Utica Community Schools Career Expo 2021 - March, 2021  (TBA)  Eisenhower High School, Shelby Township  6:30-8:30pm


AP Class Criteria



  • With counselor, create a high school curriculum to satisfy college and career goals           
  • Take Pre-ACT- at Regina High School (October) 
  • Review Pre-ACT results and career aspirations (December/January)
  • Create a SCOIR account to track college planning and high school activities
  • My TrueColors workshop - personality assessment related to discovering interpersonal strengths (November)
  • Attend Career Day (bi-annually at Regina High School)



  • Update high school curriculum to satisfy college and career goals with counselor
  • Take PSAT- at Regina High School 
  • Update SCOIR - include extracurricular activities, community service, honors and awards
  • Create College Board and Khan Academy accounts.  Using PSAT results, develop a personalized study program for ACT and PSAT (December/January)
  • Explorathon – STEP conference for interested sophomores at Cranbrook (field trip)
  • Pre-ACT and interest inventory (April)
  • Attend Career Day (bi-annually) at Regina High School
  • Review pre-ACT test results and career assessment with counselor (April/May)



  • Review curriculum choices to match college/career goals with counselor
  • Parents and students attend Junior/Senior College Night with counselors (September)
  • Take PSAT/NMSQT  (October)
  • Meet with college representatives during RHS school visits; attend college fairs and information sessions (September - November)
  • Research more colleges, gather information via college fairs, internet, and college rep. visits to Regina High School
  • Meet with counselor regarding academic progress/standardized test scores; compare PSAT test results with pre-ACT test results; narrow college choices
  • Register for ACT or SAT test prep (January)
  • Practice essay writing (Regina English classes - ACT and SAT prompts)
  • Take the SAT and/or take the ACT - at outside test sites (December - July)
  • Start campus visits during spring break or summer
  • Update SCOIR - leadership, activites, community service, honors and award



  • Update list of colleges using SCOIR or College Board Big Future (summer)
  • Visit colleges (summer)
  • Update list of activities using SCOIR– create a resume (summer)
  • Study and prep for ACT and/or SAT (summer)
  • Review schedule and curriculum requirements with counselor (late August)
  • Retake the SAT and/or ACT (August - December)
  • Register for electronic transcript submission (August at Regina)
  • Attend Common App/College Application Workshop after school (at Regina beginning in September)
  • Attend Junior/Senior College Night/Financial Aid Night with counselors (September)
  • Request letters of recommendation from teachers (early fall)
  • Attend college open houses and college rep visits (September – November)
  • Apply for the FAFSA (October) – Attend College Goal Sunday if assistance is needed
  • Submit completed college applications by deadlines (recommended by October 31)
  • Apply for scholarships (see Paying for College tab under Counseling on the RHS Website)
  • Maintain records of all offers (scholarships and acceptances) from colleges
  • Attend Career Day (bi-annually) at Regina High School
  • Report all college acceptances and offers of scholarships to the Counseling Office by providing a copy of each acceptance and scholarship offer letters. (April)
  • By May 1 – notify the college of choice when your final selection is made; also notify counseling so that the final transcript is sent electronically
  • Complete the Senior Survey (May)