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Freshman Year

  Freshman Year

Visit the College and Career Center (CCC)

The CCC is a great space to start exploring options after graduation.  You will find info about colleges, branches of the military, scholarships, job opportunities, test prep materials and more.  The CCC is open daily during lunch time.

Explore Naviance - Career exploration and college planning tool.  Log in through the portal.  

Take a personality assessment to learn more about your strengths, challenges, and communication and learning style

Participate in extracurricular activities (e.g., clubs, sports, community service, fine and performing arts, work, etc …  Track it!


Meet with your school counselor.  Get to know them and have them get to know you.


Plan your high school classes = 4-Year Plan


Athletes: Familiarize yourself with the NCAA and NAIA athletic recruiting requirements.


Get good grades.  If you need help, tutoring services are available!


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