Senior Information

College Admissions Panel

Thursday, October 27th at 6pm: MVRHS Library

Admissions Counselors from Colby-Sawyer College, Plymouth State University, University of NH, and River Valley Community College will be here to answer all things college admissions. Join us for a general Q&A before we open it up for the floor.

I Applied Day!

Friday November 4th at 12pm-3pm: MVRHS Library
Sponsored by: NHHEAF

Seniors at any point in the college admissions process are encouraged to attend to be entered in a $1000 scholarship. Also all NH college application fees are waived on this day.

Financial Aid Information Night

Wednesday, November 17th at 6pm: MVRHS Library
Presented by: NHHEAF

Join us for an informational presentation about college financial aid, FAFSA, and everything in-between. Bring your questions and hear about any updates made to the FAFSA.

Seniors! Don't forget to sign up for Senior Meetings with Ms. Steere and Mr. Ramage. See the signups outside their offices.



  • Continue searching colleges and visiting campuses

  • Schedule to meet with school counselor to discuss post secondary plans

  • Retake SAT or ACT if need be

  • Being to write college essay

Counselor Talking to Student

pencil writing


  • Begin the process of submitting the FASFA:  Application available October 1st

  • Attend college fairs

  • Trim list of schools down to 6-8

  • Attend MVRHS College Night & identify admissions deadlines

  • Acquire applications from colleges

  • Open a Common Application account, if applicable

  • Begin to fill out applications

  • Ask 1-2 teachers to write you a recommendation


  • Complete Applications

  • Make an appointment with school counselor to complete and send applications

  • Have SAT/ACT scores sent to schools of interest

  • Attend Financial Aid Night at MVRHS, presented by NHHEAF

Student Sitting

Scholarship Application


  • Research scholarship opportunities

  • Draft scholarship essays


  • Await decisions

  • Receive award letters and Financial Aid packages

  • Apply to local scholarships

  • May 1st make final decision

  • Keep your school counselor in touch with news of admissions and financial aid award letters

  • Migrate your MVRSD Google Drive documents to your personal GMail Drive (by June 15)


If you receive admission letters to colleges, gap year work force or military please bring them down to your counselor to copy and post on our Senior Royal Panther Pride Bulletin