Ready : Overview
You made it to high school! It’s time to start really thinking about what life looks like after graduation and how to set yourself up for success. Ninth grade is a large part of your academic career. It’s how far back colleges look at grades; it’s a good time to start preparing for college entrance exams; and it’s when many people add more difficult classes to their schedules to help them stand out to admissions officers.
We know you have a lot to focus on your freshman year. High school is a big transition. So before you start thinking about what kind of education you want after high school, you need to focus on what you need to graduate and take the next step.
Taking dual credit courses in high school gives you a challenging college-level learning opportunity, prepares you for college, and gives you college credits on your transcript which can often be applied to your degree. And, earning college credits in high school can save you time and money when you get to college.