Road to College Checklist for middle schoolers
6th grade w Set goals about things you want to achieve while in middle school.
w Develop good study habits. w Take an interest inventory. w Explore jobs and careers. w Get involved in school and community activities.
7th grade w Take pre-algebra, if possible. w Focus on classes and keep up with homework assignments.
w Take classes in art, music and computer science.
w Read as much as you can. It will help on the SAT and ACT.
w Shadow a person in career that interests you.
8th grade w Talk with your counselor about classes that prepare you for college.
w Take algebra, if possible. w Start thinking about goals for high school.
w Take a foreign language. w Focus on getting good grades.
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