Senior Year

Tips for a successful senior year

Summer (before the school year begins)



  • Ensure that your applications are complete.
  • Complete financial aid process and FAFSA.
  • Continue applying for scholarships.
  • Attend DGS Financial Aid (FAFSA) Night presentations in October
  • Complete your FAFSA (Application opens Oct. 1)


  • Make your final college/post secondary decision.
  • Review your plan to get there. 
  • Continue to work hard in your classes!  Despite admittance to college, your grades still count and colleges can revoke your admission!
  • Take AP test(s) as needed. (Registration for AP exams will begin in February).
  • Continue applying for scholarships.
  • Complete Senior Exit Survey in April
  • Complete NCAA requirements (student athletes).