High School


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9th Grade

Get Involved

Get involved in activities that interest you, whether they are related to school or in your local community.

Awards & Accolades

Begin a list of awards, honors, volunteer work, and extracurricular activities you have received.

Consult Your Counselor

Have a conversation with your school counselor or teachers regarding challenging courses in core academic subjects such as Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment classes.

9th Grade

10th Grade

ACT Prep

To prepare for the ACT, consider taking practice tests or seeking guidance from a tutor.

College & Career Events

Participate in college and career events to learn more about the opportunities you have after high school.

10th Grade

11th Grade

Take The ACT

Be sure to check deadlines for registering for these tests – they are usually 3 to 4 weeks prior to your test date!

Continue To Be Involved

Keep participating in extracurricular activities after school and strive for leadership positions.

Research Scholarship Opportunities

Explore college scholarships opportunities by using free scholarship search engines. Remember that some scholarships have deadlines during the summer after 11th grade.

11th Grade

12th Grade

Submit FAFSA

Submit your FAFSA by October 1st to ensure it’s processed on time. 

Submit College & Financial Aid Applications

To apply for college and other financial aid, make sure to submit your applications directly to the institutions you are considering.

Send Commitments & Deposits

After choosing a school, let them know you’re committed and send any required deposit. Most schools expect this by May 1st.

12th Grade