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How to Prepare for College – Middle School


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oneRead, read, read!! Read what interests you.


twoTake Algebra and Geometry, if possible.



Work hard and get good grades.


fourGet involved in school-sponsored activities such as sports, music, yearbook, art, speech/debate.


fiveVolunteer for community service: at the library, at the museum, at the assisted living facility. Get involved and help people.



Talk to your parents about saving money for college.



Save as much as YOU can.

eightRegister for Honors/AP as early as your freshman year.


















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