Here are some things to consider for Junior year:
Continue to build academic skills and strategies
In October, consider taking the PSAT/NMSQT® if your school offers it.
Remain involved in your school.
Build rapport with your teachers.
Schedule a family college discussion day to talk about family expectations for college.
Continue to take a challenging curriculum that the student will be successful in (A's or B's).
Visit with college representatives
when/if they visit your school.
Make some formal visits of college campuses.
Keep up with your School Counselor.
Update your "4 year plan" of classes.
Consider taking part of test prep
Increase your research on colleges.
Talk to friends, family, and other adults about their careers.
By spring of this year, be sure to take at least one college entrance test.
Maintain your list of activities, volunteer hours, jobs, etc. Plan to build on this each year.
PSAT/NMSQT® is a registered trademark of the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which were not involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.