ERIC Number: ED274942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Getting the Most Out of High School. (Tips on College Planning.)
Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
This booklet presents tips for high school freshmen who plan to go to college after graduation. Reasons are given for students to begin college planning in the ninth grade and the issues of high school classes and money for college tuition are discussed. Basic skills needed in reading, writing, oral communications, mathematics, and reasoning are listed. Types of high school courses to take and the number of years to take them are suggested in the areas of communication skills, mathematics, science, foreign languages, social studies, arts, health and physical education, and electives. A sample 4-year class planning guide is included for completion by the student. Student attitudes, course challenges, and self-discipline are explained, and extracurricular activities are described. The process of college admissions is presented and the importance and timing of grades, classes, career decisions, college choice, standardized tests, and admissions and financial aid applications are described. Sample college planning charts for both college admissions and financial aid are included. (NB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.