• 10th Grade College Checklist 

    • Applying for college is just two years away. Continue taking college preparatory courses to be ready for college-level work.
    • Take the most challenging courses you can this year.
    • Discuss your future dreams with your high school counselor at least once a semester.
    • Explore your options for TechPrep courses you can get college credit for technical classes you take in high school.     
    • Plan to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test®/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).  It’s the key to some scholarships.
    • Read, read, read.  Work on your writing skills.
    • Learn about current affairs.  Keep on top of world news.
    • Keep your grades up.
    • Take part in summer enrichment programs and special workshops that focus on a particular subject, such as science or math.
    • Update your record of activities and/or community service projects, including recent accomplishments and awards.
    • Start planning the extracurricular activities you want to be involved in next year.