Sophomore Information

Sophomore Information

What opportunities do I have?

PSAT/NMSQT stands for Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. It;s a standardized two-hour test that is given in October that gives sophomores and juniors practice taking the SAT. Scores are also used to determine National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist. http://www.collegeboard/student/testing/psat/about.html

Governor's School for Arts - GAS provides hands-on-arts opportunity for the states' talented high school students who are dancers, actors, instrumental and vocal musicians, creative writers, future architects or visual artists.

What should I continue to do?
1. RE-evaluate your class selections to make sure you are meeting college/technical school requirements for admission. Find our about AP classes.
2. Explore the internet and college catalogs and other materials about financial aid, your preferred major, school size, location, cost, and degrees offered.
3. Update your ILP with awards, honors, summer work, and athletic information.
4. Focus on a few extracurricular activities and really make a difference. Continue participation in enrichment programs-leadership, volunter, summer jobs.
5. Keep thinking about scholarships!

6. If you are interested in military academies - start making contacts now.