Junior year isn’t exactly easy. You have the ACT, SAT, and it is your last year to really get your GPA before college. With all that on your plate, you probably aren’t looking to add much more, right? Well, I’m here to ruin your day a bit. You should be looking to add a lot more to your plate. preparing for college isn’t something you can do in a day. If you want to make the right decision, and enjoy your senior year, you have to start preparing as soon as possible.
The good news is, we have tips on how. Check them out below!
1. Figure out what you’d like to pursue
There is a lot of advice floating around on finding your passion and choosing your college major, but I found these sources to be the most helpful.
Research programs in that area
Set your college standards
- The size of the college
- The distance the college is from home
- Extracurriculars the college offers
- Scholarship opportunities
- The equipment and facilities you’ll have access to
- The Graduation Rate
- The job placement of alumni
- Visit College Campuses
Do yourself a favor and visit a few colleges now. Get a feel for the campuses and the general vibe of the school. You’ll be able to tell pretty quickly if you can call a campus your home or not.
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