- Learn about the SAT and ACT tests - and prepare for them
- Participate in at least 75 hours of Volunteer Activities
- Understand the results of your Myers-Briggs personality assessment
- Use the results of your Act/Discover evaluation to start narrowing
down the careers / majors that are most attractive to you
Things that frequently "turn students off" during the college years are things like:
- Finding yourself in the wrong major, and feeling like you've waisted valuable time
- Feeling trapped in a school environment that is too big / too small for your preference
- Lack of access to extracurricular interests and activities you enjoy
- Limited access to professors or classes
A "bad college fit" can create major stress and cost you a great deal in both time and money.
We want to help you to avoid some of the pitfalls, and become empowered to create the kind
of college experience you will feel good about.
|The sooner you start planning for your college
experience, the more rewarding it will be.
- Identify at least 8 colleges that fit both the major that you are
interested in AND the type of school that best fits your personal
- Stay active in sports, clubs, and participate in Volunteer opportunities
- Keep open and respectful communication lines open with your
teachers, as they are valuable resources
In addition, you will also want to...
While most scholarships come directly from the accepting colleges, it can be
worth your time to place your information on a scholarship search engine.
You may want to get registered on one or all of the ones below: