~ Start practicing for the PSAT/SAT. One of the common obstacles for students is

The more you practice taking the test the more comfortable you will be.
Start by reviewing the tutorial section on www.collegeboard.com

~ Take appropriate courses geometry, biology, and a second year of foreign languages.

 ~ Become familiar with general college entrance requirements by visiting college  
websites and clicking on their undergraduate admissions pages.  

~ Participate in career development by job shadowing or researching a

that interest you at the Labor and Industry Occupational Handbook at:
~ Visit our career/college builder webste Bridges.com -

your username is HASD_(enter your lunch code) & password is (enter lunch coded)
Once on website go to "work" tab click on interest and begin the free career/interest search

to connect you with careers that match your personality and abilities. 

~ Consider leadership positions and opportunities related to your extra-curricular activities.

~ Read, read, read… this will help with your comprehension test scores later.

~ Enquire about postsecondary enrollment options and AP courses.

~ If you are interested in attending military academy start planning and gathering

~ Attend college and career fairs.

** Put money away for college and consider a summer a job**