Freshmen Planning for College
Paying for college takes time, so go ahead and start thinking about where you might like to go to school and how you can save for tuition and expenses. Talk with your parents and make a plan to save!
- Focus on your GPA, but don’t forget about clubs, sports, and volunteer opportunities. Colleges consider grades and extracurricular activities!
- Take the free ASPIRE test which is given to Wyoming 9th graders each spring. It can help you learn more about your skills, interests, and talents so you can make a better college plan.
- The ASPIRE test measures English, math, reading, and science skills and helps match your interests to a career. Ask your guidance counselor exactly when you’ll take the test.
- Maintain your GPA – colleges and scholarships make decisions based on grades you earn from 9th-12th grades.
You’ll be offered classes in high school that you’ve never seen before. Explore your interests and discover new ones – it could lead you to the career that’s right for you.