Junior Year



  • Keep meeting with your counselor at least once a year.

  • Continue to take and plan challenging high school courses. 

  • Keep your grades up. 

  • Join an academic club. 

  • Take MME/ACT 

  • Talk with your parents and high school counselor about colleges that interest you.

  • Prepare a list of questions to ask on campus visits. 

  • Continue to visit colleges and talk with college students. 

  • Start or update an academic resume. 

  • Consider putting together a portfolio that highlights your special skills and talents. 

  • Check into applying to colleges online. 

  • Investigate scholarship opportunities. 

  • Volunteer for activities and clubs related to career interests. 

  • Get a part-time job, apprenticeship, or internship, or job shadow in a profession that interests you.