Sophomore year is the year you can still enjoy high school to the most of your ability, but do keep your grades the highest possible along with doing as many extracurricular activities that you enjoy!
Some things you should consider for sophomore year: • Learn about the standardized test that are required for college applications! This can be the SAT, ACT, and even SAT Subject Tests depending on where you're planning on applying • Sign up for Khan Academy. It is best to get as ahead as possible, so start practicing for these standardized test when you have the chance. Don't wait until the end of your junior year! • Sign up for mini-scholarships. RaiseMe is a great source for mini-scholarships which can come in handy to assisting you pay for your college tuition. →Another source is: www.fastweb.com →Check this website to find out more information: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types
During the spring: • Make sure you study for the AP exams you've matriculated. • Apply to summer programs (preferably to only the free ones).
During the summer: • Research into the majors/interests you are considering for. • Use your summer efficiently! Please do something like volunteering, working, studying, taking classes, or attending your summer program - This is essential in boosting your college resume. • Learn about the financial aid process. This can be the FAFSA
Lastly: Don't forget to stop checking College Corner for constant updates!