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
- 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!