Advertise college entrance exam test dates and registration deadlines.
Remind seniors to turn in all required college forms needed in December and early January to the appropriate school officials.
Remind students that school staff will be unavailable over winter break.
Alert parents of seniors who failed a course that is required for graduation.
Organize your distribution and interpretation of PLAN and PSAT results to students. A parent/student meeting in January is a great way to distribute the test results and get the juniors organized for spring/summer campus visits and taking the SAT/ACT.
Advertise the availability and location of the FAFSA on the Web (www.fafsa.ed.gov).
Remind senior males that they must register for the Selective Service 30 days before or after their 18th birthday to be eligible to receive government financial assistance for college.
Conduct a financial aid night this month or plan a financial aid night in January for senior students and parents. Contact a financial aid officer from a nearby college to make the presentation.