~ Start practicing for the PSAT/SAT. One of the common obstacles for students is
anxiety. The more you practice taking the test the more comfortable you will be.
~ 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**