9612 St. Thomas Drive
Pasco, WA 99301

(509) 546-2465
info@tcprep.org

College Readiness

Upcoming Events
  1. Board Meeting – Virtual meeting

    April 21 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Board meeting – Virtual meeting

    May 19 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Memorial Day – No School

    May 31
  4. Last day of school

    June 4
  5. Graduation

    June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

College Preparation Timeline For Tri-Cities Prep Students

Freshman & Sophomore Year

  • Start building your college resume:  Look for volunteer opportunities, service-learning and extra-curricular activities to demonstrate commitment
  • Look to participate in a college summer program to explore possible career interest.

Junior Year

  • Fall (early October) PSATs are administered by Prep staff for all juniors
  • College admission counselors come to Prep.  Visits are from 2:50 – 3:20.  Check the calendar for these presentations.
  • SAT testing begins early May.
  • Familiarize yourself with Collegeboard.com
  • Plan college campus visits
  • Get to know Prep College Advisor, Mrs. Finch

Senior Year

  • Students can re-take the SATs (or take them for the first time if they didn’t take them in the spring)
  • Senior Application Day:  This day is scheduled early in October – Only Seniors go to Prep on this day where the faculty helps them complete applications
  • College-Apply early!  November 15th is your target date
  • Application for the FAFSA begins October 1st.  Get your pin number set up.  Visit:  https://fafsa.ed.gov/
  • Check back under College Counselor for a listing of college visits at Prep and upcoming local scholarships application deadlines
  • Work on your college application essays – enlist the help of a parent/teacher/friend to edit
  • Visit college campuses
  • May 1st is the deadline to make your college decision