College Planning It is never too soon to start!
Teachers are your greatest resource… • Make sure they know you and recognize your efforts. • Ask for help when you do not understand. • They might write a recommendation for you; impress them!
Dream College(s)? • Visit their website • What are the admission requirements? SAT, ACT, GPA, ToEFL • Consider visiting if you are in the area during a vacation. • Athlete? Understand NCAA requirements
Summer Planning • Summer…. • Make time for Play • Make time for Passion • Make time for Purpose • Internship, service, job, experiential, college courses/programs, college visits.
Log book (Digital or Paper)… • Keep track of your accomplishments. • Write down what you do…reflect upon it…it may become your college essay. • Build a resume
Right Now…. • Get involved on and off campus • Put forth your best effort in the classroom • Differentiate yourself…. • Leadership? • Arts? • Athletics? • Service? • Clubs?
Now What? • Stop by the College Office with questions or to begin exploring • Visit the College Portal on Website How? Academics->College Counseling-> Underclassmen • Like our Facebook page • Follow Mrs. Berry on Twitter @jsberry3