or the new venues created at the local
• How is the college savings account?
Is there one? Consider financial options for college with your students
and parents. Attendance at local and
state schools is usually more cost effective than the option of going across
the U.S. or to another country to enroll
or monthly amount of money be put
away at this point?
the;PSAT;(precursor;to;the;SAT,;to;de-lineate;strengths;and;weaknesses);is;of-fered in tenth grade. Other states, such
Ask your school counselor if taking
this test is common policy for your
town, county, or state. You may also go
is a test available that your students can
and includes a handy career inventory
obtained at www.collegeboard.com
/student/testing/psat/ about.html, and
• Persuade students to have meaningful summer experiences. Travel, go to
have a little fun!
Eleventh Grade: Buckle Down!
the SAT or ACT or both. Your students
is at www.collegeboard.org, and the
ACT is www.actstudent.org.
the college search.
applicable, as well as SAT II Subject tests.
show commitment and continuity,
i.e., Spanish class for three consecu-
counts as well! Of course, do not let
students lag on the core classes and
eye contact with local admissions
about the college campus, course offer-
ings, majors, people, atmosphere, and
even food when visiting a college. Have
tours with students. Remind them to
sit in on a live class and to request ma-
terials from college websites.
program or study abroad program is
eye opening. Have students research
universities that offer classes and college experiences for juniors during the
• How about developing work ethics?
Taking part in a community project
town park, or a store offers reality-based learning. Saving money for college or simply learning to earn and
• Explore majors. What areas of academics inspire your students?
• Refine the college lists by the summer before senior year; which school
acceptance? Or are many of the school
choices “Regular Decision” or “
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