• Freshman College Checklist

    Use this checklist to make the right decisions for high school and get on track for college. 

    [  ] Visit college campuses.
    [  ] Make a diploma plan with your counselor.
    [  ] Talk to your counselor/mentor about your college plans.
    [  ] Get to know your teachers.
    [  ] Take tough classes . Colleges are looking for honors or AP classes.
    [  ] Choose electives that will help you learn about your interests.
    [  ] Participate in academic enrichment programs—PREP, Pentathlon, Decathlon, AVID.
    [  ] Keep a folder of your accomplishments
    • Awards
    • Certificates
    • Community Service Hours
    • Job shadowing and internships letters of participation
    [  ] Get a Reality Check! Check out which careers will pay for your lifestyle.
    [  ] Build your personalized career plan, develop your resume, and research college and universities.
    [  ] Retake your Learning Style Quiz. Your learning style changes and grows.
    [  ] Prepare for the PSAT.
    [  ] Work hard to create and keep a high GPA!  Make sure you're doing your homework!