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Getting Ready for College Classroom Preparations High School Graduation Requirenments Standardized Tests Types of Colleges Choosing A School
Preparing for college is a long process. You get the best results if you start early because you may limit your options if you wait until your senior year. However, if you are currently a high school senior, dont panic. It's never too late to start preparing to apply to college.

The links at the top of this page can help you start thinking about building an academic record and developing skills that will help you compete with other students who apply to college.

Why College?

There are many reasons why you should seriously consider attending college.

Research indicates that higher education can add significantly to the subsequent earnings of some students, although other factors must be considered, such as natural ability and the program of study pursued. For more information about the job outlook in certain career fields, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. It provides a description of different occupations, their training and educational requirements, report of potential earnings, expected job prospects, descriptions of position expectations, and a summary of working conditions.