Here are some things to consider for Freshman year:
Work on building academic skills
Get involved in your school.
Build rapport with your teachers.
Try your hardest.
Take a challenging curriculum that the student will be successful in (A's or B's).
Going on vacation?
Touch base with your School Counselor.
Set a tentative "4 year plan" of classes.
Talk to friends, family, and other adults about their careers.
Create a list of activities, volunteer hours, jobs, etc. Plan to build on this each year.