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|Work at developing good study habits.||Successful Study Techniques|
|Maintain good grades.|
|Start saving for postsecondary education.|
|Talk to people who have attended college to learn about their experiences.|
|Start thinking about which jobs interest you.|
What kinds of work would suit your interests, abilities, aptitudes, values and learning styles?
|Career FinderCareer Cluster SurveyInterest Profiler|
|Get involved in extracurricular activities like clubs, student organizations, sports and volunteer work.|
|If you're given opportunities to pursue academic subjects and extracurricular activities that are new to you, take them!|
It will help you to expand your outlook.
|Look into additional academic options that may be available in your area, such as magnet programs and school enrichment programs.|
|Check out summer programs available in your community.|
|Practice your time management skills.|
Learning to make the most efficient use of your time can help prevent you from getting overwhelmed.
|Time Management 101|
|Improve your reading, writing and math skills.|
These basic skills will serve you well in both college and career.
|How to Improve Your Reading ComprehensionHow to Write Effectively|