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Freshman Year: Comprehensive College Admissions Preparation

  • Review all elements pertinent to college admissions and preparation.
  • Establish or update student resume (brag sheet). Explore potential future elements.
  • Engage in a thorough self-assessment, followed by discussions.College Consulting Inc
  • Establish or update comprehensive strategic plan.
  • Review and adjust freshman courses.
  • Revise or create broad plan for grades 10-12.
  • Become involved in extracurricular or volunteer activities.
  • Develop and expand relationships with teachers, mentors and counselors.
  • Complete critical thinking enhancement activities.
  • Complete vocabulary empowerment activities.
  • Consider option of the Myers-Briggs®, Strong Interest Inventory®, etc.
  • Determine sophomore year courses.
  • Consider taking SAT subject tests with preparation to aid in AP planning.
  • Refine and develop the specialized talent portfolio, where applicable.
  • Explore life goals in planning for extracurricular, volunteer and paid future activities.
  • Research summer plans. Secure best options.
  • Evaluate grades, projects and assessments from the year.
  • Do advanced reading for sophomore AP courses.