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Step Up to College Tips

September Step Up to College Tips for Success!  

9th Grade  

  • Start high school strong! Get to know your teachers and classmates. 
  • Use a planner to keep track of your assignments, test dates, and extracurricular activities, and to organize and prioritize your work. 
  • Take time to try new things, explore new interests, and find out what is important to you. 
  • Download the FREE Step Up to College mobile app via the iPhone App Store or Google Play.

10th Grade 

  • Make sure you are enrolled in the most challenging academic courses available at your school. 
  • Investigate opportunities to take part of in college preparation or academic enrichment programs. 
  • Join clubs or teams that interest you and take on leadership roles. 
  • Download the FREE Step Up to College mobile app via the iPhone App Store or Google Play.

11th Grade

  • Meet with your guidance counselor to make sure you are enrolled in the most challenging academic courses available to you. 
  • If you have not taken the PSAT, ask your  guidance counselor for information about PSAT scheduling at your school. 
  • Stay involved in extracurricular activities and take on leadership roles, if possible. 
  • Download the FREE Step Up to College mobile app via the iPhone App Store or Google Play.

12th Grade

  • Update your resume, highlighting accomplishments, work experience, and awards. 
  • Finalize your list of colleges and universities, and check their application requirements. 
  • Continue to work on applications, planning to meet all deadlines. 
  • Register for a fall SAT or ACT, if you want to improve your scores. 
  • Register for fall SAT Subject Test (s) if required att he colleges to which you are applying. 
  • Download the FREE Step Up to College mobile app via the iPhone App Store or Google Play.

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