Applying for college is just two years away. Continue taking college preparatory courses to be ready for college-level work.
* Take the most challenging courses you can this year.

* Discuss your future dreams with your high school counselor at least once a semester.

* Explore your options for TechPrep courses - you can get a college credit for technical classes you take in high school.

* Plan to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). It's the key to some scholarships.

* Read, read, read. Work on your writing skills.

* Learn about current affairs. Keep on top of world news.

* Keep your grades up.

* Take part in summer enrichment programs and special workshops that focus on a particular subject, such as science or math.

* Update your record of activities and/or community service projects, including recent accomplishments and awards.

* Start planning the extracurricular activities you want to be involved in next year.

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