College Prep for Middle School
It is never too early to begin planning your future. GIRLS and the Letters We Write Project hopes to provide resources for middle school students and their parents who are ready to begin planning for college. Middle school is important because your child is laying the foundation in a lot of subjects and forming study habits. Here you will find tips for preparing for college and scholarships that will help your child succeed. Visiting colleges, learning more about different careers, and setting goals are a great way to start the process of planning ones future.
Coach Keisha Provides College Prep Tips for Middle School Teens
Unlock YOUR Future
In order for one to be successful he or she must create goals or a plan of action to follow. When you create goals for yourself and write them down you are more likely to reach your goals. Creating a plan of action is a great way to reach your goals.
UnlockMyFuture.org is a great website that allows students to take an assessment that helps them figure out their future career goals, education requirements, salary, skills, and provides a synopsis of a wide variety of careers.
Oregon State University provides parents with frequently asked questions and breaks down the myths about college. Please use the College Planning for Parents of Middle School Students information packet as a general guideline to help inspire and motivate your student to pursue higher education and realize his/her full potential.
Find out what students and parents can do to start building a strong academic record and a healthy savings account.