ResearchResearch the schools that would be thebest ﬁt for YOU!
Be ReasonableApply to an appropriate number ofschools and/or summer programs.
Plan AheadThe application process has many partsto it.Plan ahead so you do not have to rusharound at the last minute stressing bothYOU and YOUR TEACHERS out.
Visit with your CounselorSee Mr. Monteith (or Mrs. Regan) tomake sure you have all your ducks in arow.
Your Counselor will... Start a folder with a checklist with all the things you need to consider
Checklist - You might need...TranscriptsStandardized Testing (MAP, SSAT, SAT,etc.)SAS school proﬁleRecommendation forms/letters fromteachers, counselor, admin., etc.
SAS Activities Most schools/programs request a list of all the activities you have been involved in. Please come prepared with a completed list.
Recommendation FormsPrint off al l the necessary forms foryour teachersFill out Student Information sectionAsk adults very nicely to ﬁll out forms
Recommendation FormsGive your teachers at least two weeks tocomplete forms/lettersT to teachers before you send them alkelectronic forms
Recommendation FormsDO NOT GIVE TEACHERSRECOMMENDATION FORMS THEDAY BEFORE THE WINTER BREAK
Recommendation FormsTeachers will give all forms/letters backto your counselor
TranscriptsTranscripts will be sent directly toschool/programYour loving counselor will help organizethis with Miss Angelina and Miss Tina
DeadlinesStudents are responsible for alldeadlines.Follow up with teachers if need be.
Mailing of Application SAS will mail your application China Post (SAS will pay) - takes 2 to 3 weeks for delivery DHL (230 to 300 rmb per envelope) - takes 2 to 4 business days. Pay ﬁrst before we send.
SAT TestingYou can write the SAT at SAS PudongMust have proof you are registering forboarding school/summer program thatrequires SAT scores.
SAT October 6, 2012 (Deadline to register is August 28 @ 3:00pm)November 3, 2012 (Deadline to register is September 13 @ 3:00pm)**December 1, 2012 (Deadline to register is October 11 @ 3:00pm)January 26, 2013 (Deadline to register is December 5 @ 3:00pm ***This is becauseof Christmas break)May 4, 2013 (Deadline to register is March 14 @ 3:00pm)June 1, 2013 (Deadline to register is April 10 @ 3:00pm)
SSATSAS Puxi is now an international testsiteRegister online at:http://www.ssat.org/ssat/test/test-reg-online.html
SSAT - test dates October 13, 2012• November 10, 2012• December 8, 2012• January 5, 2013• February 2, 2013• March 2, 2013• April 20, 2013• June 8, 2013
Ways to say Thank YouTeachers work hard. Recommendationletters/forms are above their call ofduty. A nice thank you will sufﬁce! Thank-you card/note Starbucks Gift Certiﬁcate
Questions?Please see Mr. Monteith or Mrs. Reganif you have any questions