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High School Timeline Grade 9 Grade 11 • Start planning now! Take the right courses and earn the best grades you can. • Ask your counselor for a list of your high school’s NCAA core courses to make sure you take the right classes. Or, find your high school’s list of NCAA core courses at eligibilitycenter.org/courselist. • Check with your counselor to make sure you are on track to graduate on time. • Take the ACT or SAT, and make sure we get your scores by using code 9999. • At the end of the year, ask your counselor to upload your official transcript. Plan Grade 10 Register Study Grade 12 Graduate • Register for a Certification Account or Profile Page with the NCAA Eligibility Center at eligibilitycenter.org. • If you fall behind on courses, don’t take shortcuts to catch up. Ask your counselor for help with finding approved courses or programs you can take. • Take the ACT or SAT again, if necessary, and make sure we get your scores by using code 9999. • Request your final amateurism certification after April 1. • After you graduate, ask your counselor to upload your final official transcript with proof of graduation. Core Courses For more information: This simple formula will help you meet Divisions I and II core-course requirements. 4 x 4 = 16 + 4 English courses (one per year) ncaa.org/playcollegesports eligibilitycenter.org Search Frequently Asked Questions + 4 math courses (one per year) ncaa.org/studentfaq + 4 science courses (one per year) Follow us: + 4 social science courses (one per year) @NCAAEC = 16 NCAA CORE COURSES @playcollegesports THE GATE | MARCH 2019 7 NCAA is a trademark of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. July 2018