Summer, when school is out and schedules are more relaxed, is a great time for students to start thinking about college. While it’s tempting to spend the summer at the pool or playing video games, college planning takes time and shouldn’t be put off.
Depending on a student’s grade level, this could be as simple as reflecting on goals and making a plan of action for the school year. For students in high school, especially those entering 12th grade in the fall, such planning could also include researching colleges and majors, applying for scholarships, and visiting prospective schools.
Wherever you and your student are in the college planning process, these useful online resources can help you and your student make good use of the summer and set the stage for college success.
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