You are about to embark upon a school year that will have very unique and *new* challenges for you as enter the world of college applications!
To help you prepare for this journey over the summer, this is the advice that I can offer to you:
RE: writing college essays
SUMMER ADVICE FOR COLLEGE ESSAYS
RE: how to navigate the college application process, in general
APPLY WITH SANITY
RE: preparing to ask for recommendation letters
ASKING FOR LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
Beyond these general tips, provided for your consideration, please know that Mr. Parker & I (the AP Lit teachers for the coming year) will speak with you extensively regarding the college essays and recommendation request procedures once the school year begins. We will not be giving any 1-on-1 advice until the school year has started and we have already given you our initial "how to" presentations.