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Sophomore Year (10th grade)

10th grade Year

  • Review your Four-Year Plan. Challenge yourself to take honors or AP courses.
  • Keep your grades up.  Continue to be involved at school and in your community.
  • Begin work on service learning hours.
  • Make preliminary inquiries about careers, colleges and majors: Use www.cacareerzone.org for careers and www.bigfuture.org  for college searches. 
  • www.californiacolleges.edu provides great information about CA colleges and universities.
  • Take the PSAT (pre-SAT) test in the fall.  This is required for all 10th graders. Practice: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html.  Link PSAT scores to Khan Academy.
  • Sign up to take Pathways in the spring.  This 9 week junior class will help you in researching colleges, preparing your college applications and finding scholarships.
  • Create a professional e-mail account that you will check regularly.