Checklist for Making the Most of High School

  • Take classes recommended for college preparation. Talk to your counselor.
  • Use testing information. Examine your scores and take extra courses or get tutoring assistance for weaker academic areas.
  • Establish goals for each school year. Talk to your counselor about what you should be doing in light of your college and career plans.
  • Explore careers through research and experiences. Use a career counseling program and job shadow or do internships in careers you are interested in pursuing.
  • Surf the Internet for information on education and career planning.
  • Take a college entrance exam during your junior year.
  • Never stop learning. Education is a lifelong pursuit.