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Middle School Prep Checklist

Whether you choose a four-year university, a community college, or a career college, you’ll have to do some legwork to make your goal a reality. You don’t have to figure it out all alone though. We’ve gathered all the best resources into one handy checklist to help you navigate the process and prepare yourself for college and career. Print a pdf version of the checklist and mark the boxes off as you go to stay organized and make sure that you are on track to meet your college and career goals.


Steps To Prep

  • Find a mentor. Find someone who can help guide you through the college application process. An experienced parent, counselor, teacher, or family friend can be a valuable adviser on your journey to college.
  • Create a strong course schedule. Determine which classes will best prepare you for college, and make sure you are on track to take those classes in high school.
    Helpful websites: Your High School CoursesGenTX Rock Your Future
  • Identify subjects that interest you. Start thinking about what you like and dislike about different subjects, and why. Understanding your interests will help you think about career fields that might be a good match for you.
    Helpful websites: Explore Career Options