_____ Take the right courses, including four years of math in high school. Start by completing algebra in the 8th grade if you can.
_____ Set up a good study area.
_____ Get organized for school.
_____ Consider goals for college and life.
_____ Look at possible careers and determine what type of college to attend and what classes to take.
_____ Get involved in extracurricular activities.
_____ Talk with college students and graduates about college.
_____ Discuss your college goals with your school counselor.
_____ Start saving for college now.
_____ Start investigating scholarships and financial aid options.