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Success in College Guide: Step 3 of 9

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Prepare academically for college

It's not too early for college preparation. If you're in high school, enroll in the right classes, practice good study habits, and work on your writing skills.

Take the right classes during high school

What are the right classes in high school? The courses required for college vary. Contact your guidance counselor to learn more, and check out these sites:

Colleges want students with a well-rounded education. Take the more challenging classes so you can get a better idea of what college courses may be like.

Practice good study habits

You may not know if your study habits are up to par with college courses. Start now. Practice good study habits, so when you're in college, you'll already have some effective tools under your belt.

Tips to improve your study skills:

Improve your writing skills

Effective writing conveys your thoughts into words. It's a skill you use throughout your life, and no matter what career you pursue, the ability to communicate in writing will help you succeed.

Quick tips for effective writing:

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