College Preparation


 

Check out the timelines for staying on track for future college opportunities. 

FRESHMEN

9th Grade Checklist

  • Get to know your school counselor
  • Participate in school activities. Do what you enjoy! Be a leader!
  • Take part in community activities and service
  • Give yourself more options by earning the best grades you can
  • Take challenging (but appropriate) courses
  • Take tours of campuses on your vacation travels
  • Complete an interest inventory (IDEAS Assessment) through Idaho CIS website
  • Visit Next Steps Idaho for 9th Grade preparation resources

SOPHOMORES

10th Grade Checklist

  • Stay in touch with your counselor
  • Take the PSAT in October
  • Remain involved in school and community activities. Be a leader!
  • Earn the best grades you can
  • Attend a college night in your area
  • Continue to take challenging high school courses
  • Complete an interest inventory (IDEAS Assessment) through Idaho CIS website
  • Visit Next Steps Idaho for 10th Grade preparation resources

CLICK HERE FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Idaho Public Television’s Journey to College 2015

Finding Your College Fit

Higher Education in Idaho

College Selection Worksheet

Get Set for College