It's not too early to start planning for college!
Focus on study skills
earn the best grades you can
colleges look at freshman year grades
Strengthen your vocabulary skills
read more challenging books
sign up for daily vocab words
Visit your guidance counselor to find out how the college admissions process works
Get involved in high school!
find one/two clubs, sports, activities that you like and become an active member
Start a high school resume
list classes, activities, work experiences, etc.
see the guidance website for a template
Browse the College Board website to see which schools look interesting to you
Research career possibilities
use your standardized test results to start thinking about possible careers
think about your favorite classes/subjects and ask family members, teachers, counselors which careers line up with them
Talk to your family about options for paying for college
start, or add to, your college fund