Tag: 9th Grade
One of the best ways to stand out when applying to college is to show how you’ve made an impact with your interests – inside and outside of the classroom.
There is nothing more important to a college admissions officer than the applicant's grades and performance in the classroom.
College admissions officers want to see you exploring your interests and making an impact outside of the classroom – and that includes what you’re doing during your summer breaks.
It’s never too early to start planting college prep seeds – especially since all four years of high school courses, grades, activities, and more are evaluated in the admissions process.
There’s a lot that freshmen and sophomores can do now to stay on track for the college admissions process – and even get ahead.
Most people associate test prep, especially for SAT Subject Tests, with high school juniors and seniors, but did you know the best time to start taking SAT Subject Tests is actually in 9th and 10th grade?
Setting academic and college prep goals for the coming year is a great way to get students excited about their college prep and alleviate some of the stress commonly associated with planning for college.
Goals not only help keep students on track with their college prep, they also help students learn more about who they are, what they’re interested in, and how they can better pursue those interests.
There’s a balance that students need to find and maintain in order to explore their interests outside of the classroom in a meaningful way.
Here are some tips for high schools students to ensure a productive and successful spring semester.
Summer break is an excellent opportunity to explore personal interests that can be emphasized on college applications.
While the summer is a good time to recharge, it’s also a great time to get on track for the college admissions process, no matter what grade you’re in.
This spring is actually a great time to set the foundation for your future college admissions journey as you make the most of your present college prep.
Given the transcript’s importance, students should thoughtfully consider what courses they should take each year and plan ahead for subsequent years.
Your entire transcript, freshman through senior year, will be part of your college application. If your goal is to gain admission to a competitive university, you need to create a four-year plan.