Outside of school counts, too

Develop habits now that will help you succeed in high school, in education after high school, and in the world of work:

  • Find a quiet place to study where you won't be interrupted. Is it just too noisy at home? Ask your family or a teacher to help you find a place to study.
  • Plan a daily homework schedule and stick to it. Do more than is required.
  • Ask your family or friends to read your written work. And ask them for help if you're having trouble at school.
  • Use your local library. If you don't have a library card now, ask the librarian for one. They're free.
  • Read newspapers and magazines. Talk with your family and friends about what you read.
  • Look up words you don't know in the dictionary. Then use your new words in writing and talking.
  • Remember College Admission Officers may review your social media presence during the application process. Ensure your social media presence is suitable for not only College Admission Officers, but for future employers too.
  • Talk with your family about career plans and what you want to do in the future.