- In early October sign up for and take the PSAT, sign ups are in the guidance office. There are a limited number of exams so it is first come first served.
- College Preparatory students should be taking Geometry and/or Algebra II and a second foreign language or Algebra II
- Know the general admission requirements for colleges and vocational schools you are interested in.
- Remember to b e active in school and community activities. Work toward leadership positions in the activities you like best.
- Work with your counselors to better understand your ASVAB test results.
- Tour the Northern Tier Career Center to see whether or not a vocational career is right for you. Click Here to enter Northern Tier Career Centers Home Page
- Service Learning programs become available in your Junior year. Discuss SL information with your parents to explore this option.
- Read and then read some more. Comprehensive reading lists are available from your English teacher. Reading will help with standardized test scores and also your understanding of current events.
- Work on writing skills, think about taking advanced composition as an academic elective.
- Keep your grades up throughout the completion of your sophomore year. This will directly influence your GPA and class rank.
- Start thinking of AP or Dual Enrollment course selection or possible vocational placement at the Northern Tier Career Center.
- Self assessment of your strengths and weaknesses is a key component in career selection and success.
- Enroll in spring and summer programs available in your local area:
- If you are interested in attending one of the Military academies, now is the time to start getting pertinent information about the process.
- Start to visit college campuses.
- Attendance is important, if your not in school it will affect your grades and acceptance into college or vocational schools.
Last Modified on May 23, 2018