Grade 9. Create a four-year academic plan. Discuss extracurricular activities and leadership. Explore your interests and discover summer options. Begin to plan for testing. Determine need for tutoring. Discuss and investigate interests. Understand the criteria colleges use to make admissions decisions.
Grade 10. Reassess and fine-tune your academic plan. Review and evaluate your extra-curricular activities. Determine which standardized tests to take and when to take them. Get input on how to explore your interests. Set the stage for success in Junior year.
Grade 11. Begin exploring what different colleges and universities offer. Prepare and tutor for standardized tests. Decide which schools to visit. Think about recommendations. Plan for summer. Position yourself for Senior year.
Grade 12. Finalize your college list. Decide how to apply and when. Create a resumé. Complete essays and applications. Prepare for interviews. Talk with with college reps and admissions officers. Complete and submit applications. Confirm all elements of application are on time and complete.
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Making the right choices in high school can seem like a puzzle. We’ll show you how to make the pieces fit. Headed For College guides students and parents with a customized, step-by-step approach. Headed For College will:
Provide Comprehensive Academic Planning from 8th Grade to Graduate School
Identify Strengths and Weaknesses in Academics and Activities
Help Students Find Rewarding Extracurricular Activities and Develop Leadership
Assist Students in Exploring Interests and Determining Focus
Help Students Make the Most of Their High School Experience
Explain and Demystify the College Application and Admissions Process
Identify Colleges That are a Great Match
Help Students Prepare for Campus Visits and Interviews
Provide Guidance on Distinctive Summer Programs
Advise on Standardized Testing – Which Tests and When to Take Them
Offer Recruiting Support for Athletes and Portfolio Guidance for Performing and Visual Artists
Help Families Understand Financial Aid and Merit Scholarship Opportunities
Offer Guidance Regarding Graduate Programs and Career Counseling