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10th Grade

Ready : Preparing for My Education

Did you know: there are four things you must do in order to graduate from high school?

Tenth grade is also a great time to start preparing for college and gaining workplace skills. Consider holding a part-time job, internship, or volunteer position. Research and visit colleges that interest you. Take any honors, AP, or IB courses you can. Check out the dual credit lookup tool to find out how your AP, IB, or Cambridge test scores apply as college credit.

Below are some deadlines and tasks to consider completing before you leave the 10th grade. We left some room below each milestone for you to take some notes and keep track of where you are and where you want to go. When you are done, email this page to yourself. Return and update your plan whenever you want!

Below are some deadlines and tasks to consider completing before you leave the 11th grade. We left some room below each milestone for you to take some notes and keep track of where you are and where you want to go. When you are done, email this page to yourself. Return and update your plan whenever you want!

  • Continue to take challenging classes.
  • Plan your 11th grade classes.
  • Apply for summer internships or jobs, or look for volunteer opportunities in your career interest area.
  • Make a list of possible mentors.
  • Find a volunteer opportunity.
  • Read for 30 minutes each day.
  • Set 5 easy-to-reach goals.
  • Set up a job-shadow day.
  • Meet with your counselor to talk about college options.
  • List what matters to you in a college.
  • Talk to your family about how to pay for college.
  • Find out how colleges use admission tests.
  • Visit a nearby college.
  • Save money from your summer job.
  • Make a list of things you’d like to do or learn more about this summer.
  • Check out the dual credit lookup tool to find out how your AP, IB, or Cambridge test scores apply as college credit.