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August check list for postsecondary plans

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Posted: Saturday, August 3, 2013 12:00 am

  • Review your career plans and decide which type of postsecondary school is best for you.
  • Save money from your summer job for college.
  • List your top college choices.
  • Request admissions information and school catalogs.
  • Go on college visits.
  • Collect letters of recommendation from your teachers to include with your college applications.
  • Start brainstorming about ideas for your college essays.
  • Continue to take challenging courses during your senior year.
  • Stay focused on maintaining or increasing your GPA.
  • Obtain registration materials and test dates for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and/or ACT assessment.
  • Compare costs of each school that interests you by contacting the colleges by phone, mail, or via their websites.
  • Visit Going2College for information about career, college, and financial aid resources in your state.

Career planning and research tools:

California CareerZone

Orange County Careers

Bureau of Labor Statistics

O-Net Online

Who Do U Want 2B?

Assist (explore majors)

KnowHow2GO

California College Guide

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office

NextStepU

MyPlan.com

National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education

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