10th Grade School Year
Get to know teachers so they can help you and write recommendation letters.
Check grades weekly and attend tutorials for any class below a B.
Complete 30 or more hours of community service and track it using the volunteer log.
Maintain a binder with college materials and application requirements.
Check your updated GPA and rank and continue your plan to improve.
Keep an agenda and a to-do list.
Create a study schedule that works for you.
Seek guidance in building your schedule.
Explore college visit options.
Learn about what the PSAT is and how it affects you.
Continue the same club/sport from last year, or join a new one, making sure you balance out your extracurricular activities.
Study for October PSAT through Khan Academy.
Study for this month's PSAT through Khan Academy.
Use Thanksgiving Break to recharge for exams.
Create study-plan for final exams and begin studying.
Create an account on www.onejump.org to look for summer programs.
Reflect on first semester and tell your mentor 3 ways in which you will improve.
Organize binders and notebooks for next semester.
Make 3 goals for semester and tell your mentor about them.
Use www.onejump.org to identify 5 summer opportunities and what requirements they have.
Remind your parents to file their taxes.
Submit 5 summer opportunity applications that you found on www.onejump.org that are relevant to your career interests.
Complete any spring break homework.
Begin applying for scholarships/crowdfunding for summer opportunities.
Continue applying for summer opportunities.
Finalize summer opportunity.
Study for any upcoming standardized/state exams.
Register for SAT Subject Tests if you plan on applying to a top 20 school or a school out of your state.
Create finals study plan.
Finish the year strong.
Reflect on sophomore year and tell your mentor your 3 strengths from year and 3 areas of growth.