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    Middle School


    • Visit our BigFuture™ Educator Resource Center to learn how you can clear a path to success for your students by helping create early college aspirations and preparing them for High School.


    Grades 9–10


    • Encourage students to get involved in extracurricular activities because colleges look for qualities like leadership and a sense of social responsibility.


    • Host workshops to help parents locate resources for navigating the college planning process.


    • Help students develop programs of study to make connections between high school preparation and postsecondary success.


    • Teach students how to research colleges that fit their academic and social needs.


    Grades 11–12


    • Use the Academic Tracker to help your students create academic plans that match their college and career goals.


    • Encourage your students to start thinking about their college application essay early so they can highlight their best qualities.


    • Have students submit updated résumés with spring and summer information forms needed for writing college letters of recommendation.