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The UpSkill Journey


Freshman Year


Identifying: Strengths, Interests & Challenges

How You Learn 

What You Like

What You Need to Be Successful

Activity Planning 

How to Build an Applicant Profile & Stand Out Factors

Skills to Navigate High School


Sophomore Year

Exploring Majors 

Building Your Application Theme 

Passion & Research Projects

Skill Building                

Resume Building

Self-Driven Activities 

Selecting a Standardized Test  & Test Prep 


Junior Year

Research - June 1 - December 20 

Organizing Campus Tours

Workshop - January

Contacting Admissions Counselors - January - May

Demonstrating Interest 


Summer Before Senior Year

Essay Workshop - Reflection, Outlining, Writing 

Writing Essays June 1 - August 15

Complete Essays & Application Forms by August 15


Senior Year

Submit All Applications -  September 15 - October 5 

Completing Your Pro-Con List - To compare colleges

Finding Scholarships - August - May

Comparing Admissions Offers

Selecting Your College

Transition to College Workshop - June

Science Class
Graduating Students
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