Meet with your counselor to discuss what you can do today to plan for college.
Get a jump on college prep by choosing a challenging class schedule.
Show colleges you're a well-rounded student by getting involved in extracurricular activities.
Explore colleges: what kinds of schools should you be looking for?
Worried about how you'll pay for colleges? You can prepare for college expenses now.
Find volunteer activities that are good for you and good for the world.
Think about taking SAT subject tests while the curriculum is still fresh in your mind.
As your peers are losing momentum, refocus your study habits and finish the year off right.
Build your college credentials by planning fun ways to get involved this summer.
Set yourself up for college or vocational school success with a sophomore class schedule that emphasizes colleges or vocational level course work.
Use your summer to explore jobs and careers that interest you.t.
Evaluate your course load and find out how much you know about college planning.
Register for and take the PSAT(Pre-SAT) and/or Aspire(Pre-ACT test). Aspire is given to all Sophomores in the Spring at Purdy High School)
Increase your commitment to extracurricular activities so you will stand out on your college applications.
Get familiar with college planning and the admissions process so you'll know what to expect before college.
Develop your standardized testing plan and take the tests you're ready for.
Start your essay prep by writing often now, so you can reap the benefits later.
Capitalize on college planning resources and learn more about colleges and universities.
Meet with your counselor to make sure you're prepped for junior year classes.
Expand your knowledge about prospective schools by attending college fairs and information sessions.
Plan a solid summer filled with volunteering, internships and of course, fun.
Talk with your family about creating a college budget.
Secure a summer job and build credentials while having fun!
Enroll in ACT or SAT over the summer while you still have free time.
Visit college campuses to see which types of schools appeal to you.
* ASVAB-DECEMBER 16
Start your junior year off by registering for and taking the PSAT/NMSQ test.
Feeling overwhelmed about applications next year? Meet with your counselor to organize your testing strategies and college plan.
Explore colleges, take a deeper look at schools by regions, sizes, and academic specialties.
Research college costs and tuition at different types of schools.
Narrow your college list to 10 to 20 schools that interest you.
Keep your stress level low by creating an organization system for all your college documents.
It's not too late to get involved. Pick a new extracurricular activity (or two and jump right in!
Junior year grades will say a lot about your academic performance. Study hard!!
Scared you'll bomb the SAT or ACT? Make a test prep plan immediately to avoid such a disaster. (Purdy High School currently offers ACT Prep class each semester).
Take your extracurricular activities to the next level.
Millions of dollars in scholarships go unclaimed every year. Get scholarships for college by starting your search.
Takes (and dominate) the ACT or SAT.
Beat the letter of recommendation rush by asking your teachers before everyone else does.
Get educated about admission requirements.
Contact prospective colleges to schedule interviews and visits.
Construct a strong senior schedule and a stellar student portfolio.
It'll be a big summer for college prep. Get involved and prepare for your college essay.
Capitalize on some last minute tips to help you ace your EOC exams in May.
Grab a summer job to expand your experiences and to earn money for college.
Practice makes perfect: Begin working on your college application essay.
Standardized testing season is coming again. Are you fully prepared?
Develop a financial aid plan before the deadline stress rears its ugly head.