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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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Oct 2018 KYCounselorConnection  
Oct 2018 KYCounselorConnection