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College Readiness

STUDENTS:  we wrote this article for YOU!

PARENTS:  we wrote this article for you to print out for YOUR HIGH SCHOOLER!

 

High Schoolers:  10 Ways to Jumpstart Your College Prep…NOW!

It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you start thinking about college when you’re in high school.  However, here in the Los Al School District we want to help prepare YOU and every student for college as best we can while you’re in high school, to make the transition easier for you and your parents.  Now is the time to figure out how to make yourself look like a more desirable college applicant, how to study effectively for those standardized tests that will be coming up in your near future, and how to come up with an action plan for how you determine where you’ll apply to…and how you and your family will pay for it.

LAEF wants to help you prepare and take the right steps now, so you can jumpstart your college planning.It’s never too early to begin to consider the classes that will look good on your transcripts that you’ll send to prospective colleges, or how to make your academic record look at good as it can!

Did you know that enrollments are increasing at many of the top schools, and that college is becoming even more competitive?  You need to take a stand for your future now, and improve how you’ll get ready for the college application process.  We want to help you feel a little less stressed about what you need to do before applying and getting into college, so we’ve created some tips to help you navigate your prep process:

GET INVOLVED

STUDY HARD and GET GOOD GRADES NOW

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH YOUR CLASSES

READ, READ…then READ SOME MORE!

START RESEARCHING COLLEGES

GET HELP OR TUTORING

TALK TO OTHER COLLEGE STUDENTS YOU RESPECT

INVOLVE YOUR FAMILY

FIND A MENTOR

           

CONFRONT YOUR PERSONAL ROADBLOCKS