Prepare My Ninth Grader for College
Do I need this EduGuide?
Yes, if you want to help your ninth grader create a comprehensive plan for college. This EduGuide contains information on paying for college, choosing the right classes in high school, improving high school study skills, college-bound teenagers’ activities, and muchmore.
How does it work?
help you know where you stand.
give you the background information you need to make a decision.
help you take immediate action. Choose one or go through them all.
What will I learn?
How to save money for college
How to help my ninth grader set goals and study better
How to promote the idea of college in our home
How to help my ninth grader create a college prep course plan
What can I do in fifteen Minutes? Take the “Do We Have a College-going Culture in Our Home?" quiz. Color a banner in your favorite college team’s school colors—hang it in your house.
What can I do in one hour? Find out about different careers (with your teen) onmappingyourfuture.org. Look through your child’s high school course book and talk about different electives he or she might like to take during high school. Attendfreshman orientation with your child.
What can I do in a day? Visit a college campus or attend a college event with your family. Bring your high schooler to work withyou and let him or her see what you do at your job.
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