|Work at developing good study habits.||
Successful Study Techniques
|Maintain good grades.|| |
|Start saving for college.|| |
|Talk to people who have attended college to learn about their experiences.|| |
|Start thinking about which jobs interest you.|
What kinds of work would suit your interests, abilities, aptitudes, values and learning styles?
Career FinderCareer Cluster SurveyInterest Profiler
|Get involved in extracurricular activities like clubs, student organizations, sports and volunteer work.||
|If you're given opportunities to pursue academic subjects and extracurricular activities that are new to you, take them!|
It will help you to expand your outlook.
|Look into additional academic options that may be available in your area, such as magnet programs and school enrichment programs.|| |
|Check out summer programs available in your community.|| |
|Practice your time management skills.|
Learning to make the most efficient use of your time can help prevent you from getting overwhelmed.
Time Management 101
|Improve your reading, writing and math skills.|
These basic skills will serve you well in both college and career.
How to Improve Your Reading ComprehensionHow to Write Effectively