September – November
Start Planning Ahead
Meet with your counselor to discuss your classes for this year. Review your schedule and make sure you are taking the right classes to be on track to get in to college. Take these questions with you to start the conversation.
Consider taking honor classes. Did you know taking AP classes could save you thousands of dollars?
Get involved with extracurricular activities. Looking for some ideas?
Start saving for college. Every little bit helps!
December - February
Start talking with friends and family about college, and what it's like. It's just one of the ways to start establishing support systems.
Start looking at college websites to start learning about colleges! Find the college that best fits you.
March - May
Start Thinking About the Future
Start thinking about courses for next year and meet with your counselor to plan next year's schedule. Be sure to ask the right questions.
Think about what you'll do this summer. Consider an internship, job, volunteer position or join a summer program. Do more with your summer.
June - August
Make time to visit colleges near you to get a feel for them. Get the college experience!
Read books, newspapers, journals, magazines, blogs, anything that appeals to you. Need more tips for success?