• Cushing
October
  • Register online for all spring SATs and ACTs.
  • SAT I & SAT II (on-campus)
  • PSAT for all Juniors
  • College visits to Cushing ongoing; juniors are welcome if they are free
  • All international students are required to take a TOEFL in their junior year. Register with Ms. Blake in the ESL office
  • Try to visit several colleges over Fall Free Weekend or Thanksgiving and winter breaks
  • Required junior class college meeting
November
  • SAT I & SAT II: Seniors
December
  • ACT: Seniors (optional)
  • SAT I & SAT II: Seniors
  • Junior student and parent surveys are available online
January
  • SAT I: all Juniors
  • Initial individual meetings for juniors with a college counselor; ongoing meetings throughout the spring
February
  • Required meeting for all athletes
    Required junior class college meeting
  • Students should make summer plans for a job, study, internship or community service
March
  • Required junior class college meeting
  • Visit colleges over spring break
  • Potential Division I or Division II student athletes must register for the NCAA and notify Mrs. Streeter in the Academic Office
  • Juniors complete teacher recommendation contracts
  • International students should register for another TOEFL if necessary
April
  • ACT for all Juniors
  • Required junior class college meeting
  • BISCCA College Fair
  • Plan travel and schedule college interviews for the summer
May
  • SAT I & SAT II: Juniors
  • AP testing
  • Required junior class college meeting
  • Student athletes must register for the NCAA and notify Mrs. Streeter in the Academic Office
Summer
  • Visit as many colleges as possible
  • Research colleges online
  • Complete common application online
  • Interview if possible or recommended/required

Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430
978-827-7000
admissions@cushing.org

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy is a coed, college preparatory day and boarding school for grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in and out of the classroom through outstanding academic, art and athletic offerings. Visit our welcoming community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.

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