• Sophomore Year

    • Get to know your guidance counselor and Career Coach.
    • Continue to monitor your GPA.  Make good grades in challenging courses.
    • Explore Career Options.  Choose electives that match your career goal or that allow you to explore an area of potential interest.  Join a CTSO (HOSA, FBLA, FFA, FTA, FCCLA, JROTC, SkillsUSA, TSA).
    • Study for the PSAT (Pre-SAT) test given in October.  Register for and take the PSAT.
    • Consider taking the ACT.  Become familiar with the test format and material. actstudent.org 
    • Update your resume.  Get serious and get involved in extracurricular and/or volunteer community activities.  Enter hours involved, services rendered, awards, etc. on your high school resume.
    • If you do not yet have one, create a professional and appropriate email address. 
    • Be smart about social media – what you post now could affect your future.  
    • Make a list of 5-10 colleges that interest you.  Explore admission requirements and costs online.
    • Athletes, talk with coaches/counselors about NCAA Clearinghouse requirements.
    • Visit the College & Career Center at EHS (A128) and/or ECTC (rm. 3) and become acquainted with the opportunities available.
    • Save money for college.
    • Make use of your summer.  Explore college programs or enrichment activities.
    • READ books, newspapers, magazines, and blogs.
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