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Guidance/College & Career - Important Dates

Important Dates for Juniors and Seniors

Date  Time Program
August 31, 2016    7 pm College Planning Meeting for Parents of Seniors - BSM Theater
September 1, 2016 All Day Senior small group meetings with college counselors
September 8, 2016 8 am

Junior Meeting with counselors regarding PSAT and College Planning for junior year - all juniors meet in BSM theater at 8 a.m.

September 9, 2016 End of day

Parents of seniors: "Parent Questionnaire" due - complete in Naviance parent account

September 10, 2016 8 am ACT - BSM is a National Test Center
September 13, 2016 6:30 pm U.S. Service Academy Information Night at Oak Grove Middle School in Bloomington
October 1, 2016 8 am SAT – BSM is National Test Center
October 4, 2016

5-8 pm

National College Fair - Minneapolis Convention Center
October 6, 2016 6-8 pm

Groves Academy LD/ADHD College Fair at Groves Academy

October 8, 2016 1-3 pm

Performing Arts and Visual Arts College Fair, Concordia University, St. Paul - Gangelhoff Center

October 19, 2016 8 am Testing day:  EXPLORE - given to freshmen, PLAN - given to sophomores and PSAT - given to juniors; students test with homeroom classes at BSM
November 3, 2016 7 p.m. College Financial Aid Night - BSM Theater
November 4, 2016 9 am - 1 pm

Magna Test Prep Practice ACT for juniors -BSM Commons/Cafeteria

February 14, 2017 All day Junior "Building Your Future" Seminar Day
February 15, 2017

10 a.m. &  7 p.m.

Spring Junior Parent Meeting - BSM Theater
February - April 2017 Varies Spring Individual Junior/Counselor Meetings
April 25, 2017 7- 8:30 p.m. BSM College Fair - Haben Center
May 2017 Varies AP Exams
June 9, 2017 8 am ACT - BSM is a National Test Center


2016-2017 SAT Test Dates

National Test Dates Registration Deadlines
* October 1, 2016 September 1, 2016
November 5, 2016 October 7, 2016
December 3, 2016 November 3, 2016
January 21, 2017 December 21, 2016
March 11, 2017 February 10, 2017
May 6, 2017 April 7, 2017
June 3, 2017 May 9, 2017

Create an account and register online at www.sat.collegeboard.org. BSM's school code is 242202 - must enter this when you register.

*BSM is a national test center for these dates.


2016-2017 ACT Test Dates

National Test Dates Registration Deadlines
September 10, 2016 August 5, 2016
* October 22, 2016 September 16, 2016
December 10, 2016 November 4, 2016
February 11, 2017 January 13, 2017
April 8, 2017 March 3, 2017
* June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017

Create an account and register online. BSM's school code is 242202 and you must enter this when you register.

*BSM is a national test center for these dates.

2017 AP Exam Dates

Exam Date

Subject

   May 2, 2017 – morning

Spanish Language

   May 3, 2017 – morning

English Literature and Composition

   May 4, 2017 – morning

United States Government

   May 5, 2017 – morning

United States History

   May 5, 2017

Studio Art Portfolios due

   May 9, 2017 – morning

Calculus AB

   May 9, 2017 – morning

Calculus BC

   May 9, 2017 – morning

Spanish Literature

   May 9, 2017 - afternoon

French Language

   May 10, 2017 – morning

English Language and Composition

   May 11, 2017 – morning

Comparative Government and Politics

   May 11, 2017 – afternoon

Statistics

Registration for AP exams will take place through BSM's Guidance Department in early March. 

BSM "Transcript Release Form - College" Deadlines

If the College Deadline is:                                 

Then "Transcript Release Form - College" and teacher recommendations must be turned in to counselor by:

Rolling Admissions/Priority Deadline

At least three weeks prior to sending

October 15

September 15, 2016

November 1

September 29, 2016

November 15

October 18, 2016

December 1

November 10, 2016

December 15 - January 15

December 1, 2016

February 1 and beyond

January 5, 2017

The BSM Counseling Offices will be closed over MEA, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Breaks. Applications will NOT be processed during the breaks.

Remember to allow teachers three weeks to write your recommendation letters. The deadline dates you agree upon with the teachers should match one of the dates listed in the right hand column in the above chart.

Do not expect an exception to be made for you. The counselors process over 1200 applications each fall, and each application is equally important.

 
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