Here are some things to consider for Sophomore year:
Continue to build academic skills and strategies.
Remain involved in your school.
Consider checking out some books from your local library about college entrance exams (See Testing page).
Consider other involvement outside of school.
Take a challenging curriculum that the student will be successful in (A's or B's).
Try your hardest.
Take leadership roles whenever possible.
Going on vacation?
Touch base with your School Counselor.
Update your "4 year plan" of classes.
Talk to friends, family, and other adults about their careers.
Attend a college fair in the spring.
Continue to build your list of activities, volunteer hours, jobs, etc.