Freshman Year

  • Go watch college games at all levels.
     
  • Create your College Fit Finder profile through Arlington 
     
  • Schedule a meeting with a guidance counselor in your school, if you have access to one, to discuss a high school plan and choose the right balance of coursework that fits your goals.
     
  • Work on your academic potential; educate yourself on GPA and class rank.
     
  • If you have a sibling taking college visits, tag along and start to get a sense of what college campuses look like.
     
  • Engage in extracurricular activities including school groups, clubs, and volunteer opportunities. These are also important factors that colleges will consider for acceptance.