• Meet with your counselor to review your four-year plan and make adjustments to coincide with your post-high school plans.
  • Know what is on your transcript.
  • Explore your interests and possible careers. Take advantage of T.A. activities and career days.
  • Get involved! The people who read college applications are looking for more than just good grades.
  • In October, take the PSAT and when filling out your test sheet, check the box to release your name to colleges so you will start receiving informational material.
  • Discuss your PSAT score with your counselor.
  • Ask your counselor about postsecondary enrollment options and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
  • If you want to participate in Division I or Division II sports in college, start the certification process. Check with your counselor to make sure you are taking a core curriculum that meets NCAA requirements.
  • If you are interested in attending a military academy, such as West Point, now is the time to start planning. Schedule a meeting with your counselor.
  • Consider taking SAT II Subject Tests in the course you took this year while the material is still fresh in your mind. It’s best to take these tests in May or June.