Freshmen Year



  • Plan challenging high school courses.

  • Take classes recommended for college preparation. Talk to your counselor.

  • Use testing information. Examine your scores and take extra courses or get tutoring assistance for weaker academic areas.

  • Establish goals for each school year. Talk to your counselor about what you should be doing in light of your college and career plans.

  • Surf the internet for information on education and career planning.

  • Start thinking about reasons for attending college. 

  • Join/continue extracurricular activities. 

  • Attend summer camp at a college to experience a college-like atmosphere. 

  • Continue/start saving for college

  • Research college costs

  • Meet with your counselor at least once a year.