Meet with your Counselors. Meet with your counselor often to discuss your graduation plan and progress. Meet with your College Readiness Coordinator to discuss colleges and their requirements.
Plan to use your summer wisely. Work, volunteer, or take a summer course (away or at a local college). Remember that colleges want to recruit students that will make a difference on their campus- you can start by being involved and productive your high school years.
Attend college and career information events. Get a more detailed look at university and career options.
Research majors that might be a good fit with your interests and goals. You can start researching on the U.S. Department of Labor’s career search page.
Help your child develop independence by encouraging him or her to take responsibility for balancing homework with any other activities or a part-time job.
Help your child research college and career options.
Keep an eye on your child’s study habits and grades—stay involved.