•     COLLEGE PLANNING FOR 9TH GRADERS

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    Meet with your counselor to develop a 4 year plan – remember to challenge yourself with rigorous courses like Pre-AP or AP

     

    ·          Learn about the Automatic Admissions Policy for Texas colleges and universities

     

    ·         Become involved in extra-curricular activities – remember colleges would rather see real involvement in one or two activities, than a loose connection to several

     

    ·         Begin a college search by looking at websites of colleges you might be interested in attending

     

    ·         Begin thinking about possible careers – look for opportunities to explore those careers or even shadow a professional

     

    ·         Study hard and keep your high schools grades up!