College preparation checklist:
Talk to the 10th grade counselor about course selections. Try to take Pre-AP or challenging courses if possible!
You'll be taking the PSAT for the first time in 10th grade. This one is just a practice test but take it seriously so that you'll be better prepared for the one your junior year.
Understand what your GPA is and how to continue improving your grades.
Join extracurricular activities and community service activities. Ask teachers to see if they know of any opportunities.
Keep track of every activity that you participate in.
Get to know your teachers. This will not only help you stay on track with your grades but these teachers will be writing your recommendation letters your junior/senior years.
Start researching different colleges. Check out our College Search page!
Start your scholarship search. Click on the Scholarships page.
Look for any summer opportunities. Colleges often have future student visit days. It's good to get a feel for how college campuses are.