Did you know there are things your student can be doing each year during 8-12 grade that will help them prepare for college? Go over our grade-by-grade checklists with your child to make sure they are on track to college.

In general, help your student start developing good study and work habits. Make sure they are taking the right courses to prepare them for college work. And make sure they know that 9th grade is when classes and grades make it onto the high school transcript — which colleges will see.