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McKay High School

HOME OF THE ROYAL SCOTS
Our Vision:
Every student graduates college and career ready
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McKay High School
HOME OF THE ROYAL SCOTS
Our Vision: Every student graduates college and career ready
Sophomore2019-10-21T13:14:11-07:00

Please read this information and these take steps this year to move along the path to prepare yourself for career and college options.

10th Grade Checklist

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Sophomore Career & College Preparation List

Tenth Grade College Preparation List

  • Meet with your school counselor and mentor to discuss colleges and their requirements.
  • Sign up SAT Practice Question of the Day
  • Sign up SAT Practice Test
  • Explore career possibilities in CIS, Naviance or College Navigator Explore Oregon
  • Research colleges/universities/career-technical schools and their majors and fields of training.
  • Attend college/career fairs
  • Attend college visitation events at your school
  • Research colleges/universities/career-technical schools and their majors and fields of training.
  • Attend college/career fairs
  • Review high school transcript: Are you on track for graduation?
  • Look at college or training school admissions requirements to get an idea of what kinds of classes need to be taken now.
  • Start exploring the differences in schools to determine what might be a good fit after high school graduation: career-technical, community college, or 4-year college
  • Find information on federal financial aid at: StudentAid.ed.gov
  • Volunteer in a field you may enjoy or in a career field that is of interest to you.
  • Consider taking an SAT or ACT prep course
  • Attend college/career fairs
  • Review high school transcript: Are you on track for graduation?
  • Get a summer job
  • Continue to add to your resume or portfolio any new activities, honors, or achievements.
  • Apply for at least 20 scholarships
  • Continue to add your resume or portfolio any new activities, honors, or achievements.
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