The classes you take now in middle school can be important in determining what kind of classes you will be taking in high school. What kind of classes you take in high school will make a difference in what kind of college you can go to or if you go to college at all. So as you see, it all begins right now! Remember the following as you start your final year of middle school:
- You can start preparing for college now in the 8th grade. It is important that you take classes in math (especially Algebra I), english, science, history, a foreign language if possible, and do well in your electives.
- Take classes that will challenge and prepare you for high school. If you start challenging yourself now, you will be more prepared for college preparatory classes in high school.