Ready : What You Need To Know
You’re already halfway through middle school! In just a couple years, you’ll be in high school, and then the next thing you know, you’ll be graduating!
Your grades will start counting toward your college application in 9th grade, so if you haven’t perfected your study habits, now is the time. In addition, you should start thinking about courses you can take that match your interests! Do you love reading? Take an honors English class. Do you want to visit another country? Ask if your school offers foreign languages to 7th graders. The possibilities are endless and will only help you do better in school.
Start planning now to go continue your education after high school. You will benefit greatly by getting more education after you graduate!
Did you know: College graduates…
- Live longer, healthier lives?
- Are more likely to stay employed?
- Are more likely to enjoy their work?
- Can change careers more easily?
- Earn $20,000 a year more, on average, than high school graduates?
Whether you want to be a doctor or a bike mechanic, you will likely be more successful if you plan now to go to college.
Your residency and citizenship status can have an impact on things like financial aid and the cost of tuition.