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TIMELINE AND COMPLETION CHECKLIST FOR CLASS XII

Complete your university search for Indian and Abroad Colleges

  • Shortlisting and finalizing the colleges
  • Scholarships and financial Aid
  • Application Deadline
  • Essay Requirement
S.No. List of Activities Tasks to be done Timeframe App Deadline – 1st Nov Representative
1.
  • Preparation of the university list at preliminary level.
  • Discussion with the counsellor.
University final Shortlist 6 Months to the app deadline Admissions Consultant
2.
  • Working on the common app essay with the editor.
  • Listing the essays based on the target universities
Essays   5 Months to the app deadline Editing Team
3
  • Listing down the scholarship options which can be target based on the universities finalized
Scholarships 1 year to the app deadline Admissions Consultant
4.
  • Creating application ID
  • Filling application forms
  • Working on the documents required
Application Forms 4 months to the app deadline Admissions Operations
5.
  • Working on the supplemental essays
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Any additional essay as may be required for scholarships
Supplemental Essays 4 months to the app deadline Editing Team
6.
  • Complete your Resume and fill in your Counsellor & Teacher Recommendation Sheet.
  • Prepare a list and mention the names of the Colleges that you are applying to
  • For colleges that you are not sure of, mention them as and under “Colleges I’m thinking about”
  • Remember to add/ update your standardised test scores.
Application finalization and Score Reporting of SAT 1, SAT 2 and IELTS scores based on the requirement of different universities 3 months to the app deadline Admissions Operations & Admissions Consultant
7.
  • Finalize all documents for EA/ED submission
  • Finalization of the College list
  • Verify your Transcript for Term I
  2 months to the app deadline Online/Offline
8.
  • Submit all documents for Oxbridge and other universities with 15th October deadline.
Deadline Date – 15th October 7-10th October Online/Offline
9.
  • Submit all documents for EA/ ED in US, Canada (Scholarship applications) and Hong Kong with November deadlines.
Reminder sent to the students 7 days prior Deadline Date – 1st Nov 20th-23rd  October Online/Offline
10.
  • Dates for getting your UCAS application checked by your counsellor. Payment for this application must be made only after counsellor approval.
  • Submit the documents for US universities with 15th November Deadline
Reminder sent to the students 7 days prior Deadline Date – 15th Nov 6th-8th November Online
12.
  • Submit all documents for US, Canada Regular decision /UCAS
10-12th November Online
13.
  • Work hard for the Term II examination!
November – December School
14.
  • ED/ EA rejects or deferrals & Term II cases- finalise the college list.
Admission offer for application submitted on or before 1st November 18th December Online
15.
  • Verify your Transcript for Term II.
  • Submit all documents for international applications (Term II transcript).
20th--22nd December Online/Offline
16.
  • Prepare thoroughly for Pre-board exams
  • Your CBSE Results are most important to meet your University offer conditions; study very well!
January School
17.
  • Acceptances Begin-
  • Notify your counsellor of all your acceptances and update the same on Family Connection.
  • Once you have made your decision regarding your university notify all other schools where you will not be enrolling.
February -March Online
18.
  • UK Applicants – By end of April, once you have received all your offers you must decide your Firm and Insurance choices and mark the same on UCAS. You may consult your counsellor for this.
March - April Online
19.
  • CBSE Results declared. Inform your counsellor the name of the university which requires your final transcript.
May Online/School
20.
  • If the applicant does not meet the entry requirements of the university, UCAS will update the student that the application is unsuccessful.
  • The student will now be eligible for clearing. The vacancy list for clearing is published in mid-August.
  • Keep your counsellor informed.
July  -August Online

TIMELINE AND COMPLETION CHECKLIST FOR CLASS XI

  1. Prep for standardised tests
  2. Student Mentor Connect
S.No. List of Activities Tasks to be done Timeframe Platforms
1.
  • Complete your Profile Assessment Form
  • Plan your SAT Exam (May) or ACT Exam (June) and enroll yourself for   the SAT / ACT Program.
  • Discussion regarding the university and the undergraduate degree program.
  • Summer School Programs
April-June School
2.
  • Profile building approach through Essay workshops – Once in a week
Apr-May Experts
3 Communityservice(Membership or Project Basis)
  • Bhumi, Pet Animal Welfare Society,
  • United NationsVolunteers
  • United Nations Development Programme, UNICEF, UNHCR
  • Working as a scribe
Apr-May School/Outside
4.
  • Register for SAT 1 – Oct  or ACT – Sep or Oct ( if scores are not upto the mark in the first attempt or if no attempt is planned in the past)
  • Register for SAT 2(Nov) if your target university has stated the same as an admissions requirement.
  • University and Course Discussion
  • Focus on mid-term exams of Grade 11th
July  -Aug School
5. Course and Curriculum Research alongside overview about the universities Oct -Dec University Advisor
6. Lead School Curriculum & Clubs :
  • Instrumental, Vocal, Dance, Music
  • Environment, Interact and Social Responsibility
  • Legal Literacy, Literary Club
  • Theatre
  • Commercial Art
Oct – Dec School/Outside
7. Continue Community Outreach:
  • Child Rights and You
  • Save The ChildrenIndia
  • BachpanBachaoAndolan
  • SAKSHI
  • Teach for India
Oct  – Dec Outside
8. Networking (building networks through online presence) – As a part of the university research:
  • FB and Instagram, LinkedIn
  • Quora, Own website, and blogs
  • Connect with university representatives
  • Podcasts
Oct – Dec Online
9. Explore Summer School Programs and other options to use the summer break effectively.
Deadline for submission of the LOR form
  • For international program – 10th January
  • For domestic program- 1st February
Dec – Jan School
10. Outdoor Activities:
  • Himalayan Trekking Club
  • International Youth Club
  • Adventure India
  • Edspera
Oct  – Jan Online
11. Professional course not related to the candidate’s stream  - 5 to 7 hours in a week
spanning over the period of 3 to 4 weeks
  • Lynda.com  or Linkedin learning
  • Tuts+
  • Udacity
Oct–Jan Apr - July Online
12. Prepare for Exams, continue with the online profile building keep updating online social accounts Jan – Feb School
13. After Class XI Finals complete your English Proficiency
Tests (TOEFL IBT / IELTS) if required.
Continue to pursue activities and projects.
Mar  – Apr Outside

TIMELINE AND COMPLETION CHECKLIST FOR CLASS X

  1. Psychometric Test
  2. Integrated PSAT+SAT Program
  3. Student Mentor Connect
S.No Task to be done/ List of Activities Duration Timeframe Platforms
1.
  • Complete your Assessments
  • Career Cluster Finder-  May
  • Career Interest Profiler- October
One Month  April-June School
2.
  • Read about Subject Choices, Course Content and Curriculum that you would like to pursue in future.
  • Educational Excursions
Thorough investigation (one month) April School/Online
3. School Curriculum & Clubs:
  • Instrumental, Vocal, Dance, Music
  • Environment, Interact and Social Responsibility
  • Legal Literacy, Literary Club
Membership all throughout the year April -  March School
4. Register for PSAT / SAT
(if you are looking at US as one of your undergrad study options and have not appeared for it in class 9) Deadline- 25th June
After registering for PSAT link your Collegeboard account with Khan Academy to get inputs
May School
5. Explore summer schools and other options to use the summer break effectively. Deadline for submission of the LOR form-
  • For international program - 10th January
  • For domestic programmes- 1st February
It is the best time to work on your profile, do academic research, college visits and so on.
June School
6. Internship:
  • Internshala
  • Began networking to develop contacts for internship
One Month May-June Local/Company/Firm
7. Enroll in Online Diploma/Advance Course:
  • Udemy
  • Coursera,
  • Open Culture
  • ALISON
  • OpenLearn,
  • edX
  • Futurelearn (Future UG course)
2-3 months 4hrs/week June Online
8. Participate in School activities to build skills:
  • Leadership, Communication,
  •  Physical Sports
  • Inter-personal Skills
  • Workshops
  • Olympiads
  • Extempore
  • Debates
  • Sports
All throughout the year July-March School
9. Build online profile through publications:
  • School magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Online platform: guest blogs
Keep updating all throughout the year September Online
10. Focus on Community Service
  • Maitri India
  • Chetna NGO
  • Smile Foundation
  • Goonj
  • Care India
  • CURE India
Autumn Break+ Weekends October Outside
11. Prepare for Exams, continue with the online profile building keep updating online social accounts November-December School/Online
12. Continue Skill Building:
  • Oxford School of English,
  • New American Institute
Weekends February-March Outside

TIMELINE AND COMPLETION CHECKLIST FOR CLASS IX

  1. Psychometric Test
  2. Student Mentor Program
For Indian Colleges For Abroad Colleges
Information about colleges related based on the stream selection Prep for integrated PSAT+SAT program
Entrance Exams required Profile Building
Application deadlines Course options in universities abroad
Admissions Plan based on the profile, finance or any other aspect based on the consideration by the parent Admissions Plan based on the profile, finance or any other aspect based on the consideration by the parent
S.No. Task to be done/ List of Activities Duration Timeframe Platforms
1.
  • Complete your Assessments (psychometric tests)
  • Complete your Career Interest Profiler
  • Meet the counselor and discuss the  activities
  • PSAT Prep
One Month April-June School
2. School Curriculum & Clubs :
  • Art, Music, Band
  • Dance, Community Services
  • Environment,
  • Interact and Social Responsibility
All throughout the year April - June School Outside
3. Skill Building:
  • Public Speaking, Creative writing
  • Foreign language classes,
  • Commercial Art
3-4 months, Weekends June - March School/Society/Online
4. Summer School Programs:
  • Young Leaders for Active Citizenship (YLAC) Oxford Summer Courses
  • Young Scholars Program at Ashoka University
  • Exploring the programs to be targeted in future
4-6 Weeks Summer Break Outside
5. Internship / Projects:
  • Internshala.com (find best internships)
  • Through Personal network
One Month May-June Local Company/Firm
6. Prepare for Mid Term Exams July – Aug – Sep School
7.
  • PSAT
  • Finalise summer schools and other options to use the summer break effectively.
Deadline for submission of the LOR  form -
  • For international program- 10th January
  • For domestic program- 1st February
It is the best time to work on your profile, do academic research, college visits and so on.
October
8 Group interaction promoting activities:
  • Indiahikes 
  • GIO Adventures
  • Youreka
One week December Outside
9. Networking (building networks through online presence:
  • LinkedIn
  • Quora, Own website, and blogs
  • Podcast
All throughout the year April-March Online
10. Regular appointments with the counselor School