|Counselors, teachers, parents and
friends are all good sources of information. Ask them any
questions you have about college, in addition to doing research on
|Study hard! Make sure you
use good study habits and keep your grades up.
Successful Study Techniques
|Start saving money for
You might want to consider signing up for a college savings
College Savings Calculator
|Start thinking about the courses
you'll take in 9th grade.
Your Plan of Study
|Find out about academic enrichment
programs, including summer and weekend programs, available through
your school or local colleges.
|Don't forget about extracurricular
activities like sports, performing arts, volunteer work or other
activities that interest you.
|Investigate Advanced Placement
(AP) and other honors-level courses you can take in high school to
help you prepare for college.
|You should test your
skills in English, math, reading and science reasoning for
practice. Consider taking the ACT Aspire Test.
It's good practice and your scores won't count towards your
ACT Aspire Website
Getting Ready for College