10th Grade

Academic Preparation

  • Take A-G college preparatory classes and elective courses that meet the CSU's admission standards.
  • Earn "A"s and "B"s in all of your classes.
  • In October, register for the Practice SAT (PSAT), a practice exam for the SAT.
  • Update your UOSR High School Planning chart.
  • Invite your parents to Back-to-School Night.
  • Take advantage of after-school tutoring for academic assistance.
  • Inquire about scholarships at your career center and apply for them.
  • Discuss your college plans with your parents and begin saving money for the application and test fees.
  • Review your educational plan with your counselor and make sure it includes a challenging junior year.
  • Focus on English and mathematics preparation to ensure college readiness.

College Exploration

  • Take a CSULB tour and take tours at other college campuses.
  • Conduct internet searches to narrow college choices.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Participate in enrichment programs and summer workshops at CSULB.
  • Sign up for clubs, organizations and/or sports.
  • Consider volunteering.