Sign up for a college savings account or continue to add money to an existing account. Talk to your parents about financial aid options. It's a good idea to start talking about how you're going to pay for college.
Continue your conversations with your guidance counselors, teachers, family members or trusted adults about your plans to meet your education and career plans.
Find out about AP and other honors-level courses for junior year.These can help you prepare for college or earn college credit. Explore post-secondary credit opportunities including college, technical schools, special purpose schools, apprenticeships, and the military related to your selected career interest.
Update your college planning file — or start one, if you haven't already.
Continue extracurricular activities. Remember, many admissions officers look for well-rounded students who participate in the world around them.
Investigate your options for participating in post-secondary credit course enrollment next year. This allows juniors and seniors to enroll in college courses if they meet certain requirements. Examples include the Accel program, dual enrollment and articulated credit.