College Planning for Freshmen


College Planning for Freshmen

Fall
  • Map out the classes you will need to take for the next four years in preparation for college admissions. Take the most challenging course of study available.
  • Join clubs and activities that interest you.
  • Meet with your school counselor, Mrs. Minns, to discuss courses and extracurricular activities.
  • Prepare for and take the PSAT/NMSQT in October. This is offered at the school and all students in grades 9th, 10th, and 11th will take this preparation exam at no cost.
  • Start/Continue building relationships with teachers, counselors, and activity supervisors. This will help you obtain recommendations for college later.
  • Become familiar with the standardized tests that you will need to take, such as the SAT and/or ACT.

 

Spring
  • Begin to discuss college costs with parents/guardians.
  • Meet with your school counselor, Mrs. Minns, to discuss plans for summer and next fall.
  • Apply for summer jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 


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