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We would love to see you attend SAGU AIC! To help you prepare for admissions, here is a recommended timeline for your senior year of high school, adapted from


  • Sign up for the SAT/ACT again.
  • Double-check that your courses meet graduation requirements.
  • Get shining letters of recommendation from your fan club of teachers and employers.
  • Make plans to visit during your next long weekend or break.


  • Make plans to attend the upcoming SAGU AIC Campus Days.
  • If you forgot to register for the SAT or the ACT, do it now!
  • Speak with your college advisor as often as you can.
  • Start filling out your application.
  • Attempt a first draft of your application essay and resume.


  • Pick up your FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • Meet again with your college advisor.
  • Finish up your applications and schedule a visits.
  • Take the SAT again.
  • Pick up student financial aid application forms.


  • Register again for the SAT or ACT.
  • The holiday break gives you lots of time to finish your essay and resume, not to mention the application.


  • Write it on your calendar – “January is Financial Aid Awareness Month.”
  • If you haven’t yet picked it up, et FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • Make a copy of your family’s tax returns for future reference.
  • Is your application submitted?
  • Search the Internet for specific scholarship and financial aid info.
  • Check your mail for decisions on those early admission applications.


  • Check out financial aid available from church groups, labor unions, and other organizations.
  • Is your application submitted?


  • Do you need to register for Advanced Placement (AP) exams?
  • Remember those tax return copies? Keep them on hand.
  • Financial aid deadlines are approaching. Don’t miss them.
  • If you haven’t visited, arrange a visit.
  • Submit your housing deposit.


  • Make an enrollment decision.
  • When you get your financial aid package, review it with your choice college’s advisors until you completely understand it.
  • It’s not too late to register for the Advanced Placement (AP) exams if you hurry.


  • Ask that your final transcript be sent to the college you will be attending.
  • Send thank-you notes to those who have helped you out along the way.


  • Let your high school guidance office know of any other scholarships you land.
  • If you need to borrow from the Federal Family Education Loan Programs, fill out the applications.
  • Remember that summer job? Put some money away — you’ll need it for education funding and books!
  • All of your college preparation has paid off. Get ready for your first year of college!
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University.