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9th Grade College Planning



  • Read school bulletin boards frequently for internship and scholarship postings
  • Develop positive study skills
  • Begin to familiarize yourself with Naviance
  • Work on developing a strong relationship with teachers
  • Surround yourself with at least three friends that have good study habits and perform well academically
  • Use the school planner to keep track of school assignments and due dates
  • Get involved in afterschool activities: band, clubs or community service opportunities
  • Set academic goals for yourself and track your milestones
  • Attend and participate in college and career field trips    


  • Begin dialog with parents, teachers and school counselor about your strengths and how to apply them academically and outside of school
  • Visit the College and Career Specialist to learn about upcoming college and career events, useful scholarship search tips
  • Enroll in summer school classes if needed