If you want to attend a top-tier college, then you'll want to get started
on the college admissions process as soon as possible.
Those who start early have a better chance of positioning themselves
for admissions success at top-tier and Ivy League schools.
Early planning will give you an edge over other high school students,
so that when the application starting guns fire, you'll be ready to
hit the ground running.
The resources below will help you plan for college with professional advice
on college admissions topics including PSAT/SAT prep, choosing the best high
school courses, college research, summer jobs, and more.
There are many factors to consider when determining college readiness. Some of these may be tangible, and some may be intangible. If a student is not “ready” to go away to college, there are alternatives available.
Early College Planning
Making The College Connection-Junior-Prep guide
Gearing Up to Apply to Top Tier Colleges and Universities: Freshman Year
Planning Ahead: Getting a Jump on Standardized Testing
Beginning Your College Search
Selecting your high school courses: Is a B better than an A?
For Homeschooled College Applicants: An Exception to Every Rule
Start Early Aiming High and Soaring- 4 Scholarships Myths
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