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Starting off right matters

Your gpa and class rank matter when apply applying to college. Establishing a solid academic foundation starts you very first day of high school. Try your very best in school. Get good grades. Some scholarships won’t accept students who have had C or more three Cs during high school. Aim for As and Bs.

July

• Participate in a summer bridge program

August

• Familiarize self with school, campus, and clubs

September

• Join clubs

• Get involved

October

• Talk to mentors and tutors

November

• Make sure you’re on track for semester grades

December

• FINALS! End Strong!

January

• Begin to research colleges and careers

February

• Begin to practice ACT/SAT

• Schedule practice exam

March

• Make sure you’re on track for 2nd-semester grades

April

• Research summer enrichment programs

• Maybe consider a summer internship?

• Make sure your next school year schedule contains some type of AP/Honors/IB course

May

• FINALS! End strong!

• Enjoy summer!

 

June

• Participate in summer enrichment programs

• Enroll in internship

• Read (We can recommend books)

• practice Math

• Study for ACT/SAT

• Volunteer