Keeping you on track

Learn how Ready Set Grad can help you stay on track to graduate and succeed.


7th Grade

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Grad : Career Planning

Maybe you already know that you want to be an FBI Agent or a firefighter. That’s great! You’ll be more ready to figure out where to go to school!

If not, no worries! We can help you figure out what careers overlap with your strengths and interests.

Grad : Military Information

The military can offer a diverse and challenging set of experiences and skill development with travel opportunities and even help pay for part of your education. In order to join the military, you need to not only be physically fit, but having good grades and strength in math, engineering, science and foreign languages can help you move up more quickly.

Grad : Resources for 7th Graders

There are many great online resources for you to think about your future. Whether you need help setting goals in middle school or want to explore your college and career options, the suggestions below will guide you through that process.

Ready : Preparing for My Education

You can get ready to do well in middle and high school by assessing your goals and setting new ones. If you haven’t set goals yet, make sure you do! You should also start thinking about visiting colleges and preparing for the Measures of Student Progress by taking a prep course.

Use our checklist to personalize and navigate the process, saving it and your notes – all the way through high school graduation and college acceptance.

Set : Paying for My Education - 7th Grade

Anyone can go to college! It may seem expensive, but there are many ways to pay for it that help make sure you and your family don’t pay more than you can. Most scholarships and grants are available to high school or college students, but there are a couple that you should consider now:

Ready : Timeline

Here are some of the important dates and deadlines you should write down or add to your calendar. You won’t want to skip them, as they’ll help you prepare for high school and college!


Set : Find the Right School

Did you know that there are other types of schools than big universities? Learning about these different options will really help you decide which is right for you. 

Set : Managing Your Money

It’s important not just to save up for college tuition and classes, but for the other many costs associated with your education. These can include mandatory fees, room and board (rent and food), books, transportation, and supplies. You can’t control the price of tuition or mandatory fees, but you can control the others by becoming financially literate, saving money in advance, and learning how to save on the other costs. For example, you can save on books by buying used ones rather than new!

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!