K-12 Private Christian School in Northwest Houston, TX

The Road to College

FRESHMEN


Students

• Start off strong

• Create study habits that work for your learning style and schedule

• Work on time management

• Value your GPA

• Begin creating an academic resume

• Volunteer to determine studies of interests, talents, and skills

• Take PSAT Test in the spring on campus

• Complete Interest Survey on Naviance

Parents

• Attend Naviance Meetings

• Allow time for your student to volunteer and help manage transportation

Academic Advisor

• Lead Meetings

• Aid in the understanding of the GPA and academic rigor


SOPHOMORES


Students

• Maintain study habits that work for your learning style and schedule

• Work on time management skills

• Value your GPA

• Continue adding to your resume

• Continue volunteering to determine studies of interests, talents, and skills

• Register for Test Prep via Naviance

• Take the PSAT in the spring on campus

• Begin creating college interest ladders on Naviance

• Visit colleges – 2 days with approval do not count against absences

Parents

• Attend College Prep Meetings

• Attend Sophomore Meetings

• Plan for campus visits

Academic Advisor

• Oversee the completion of the resume

• Explain the importance of PSAT/PLAN/SAT/ACT

• Encourage college visits and begin ladder process

• Meet with each student and family in the spring


JUNIORS


Students

• Maintain strong study habits

• Complete College Ladder via Naviance

• Maintain high GPA

• Continue adding to resume

• Visit colleges – 4 days with approval do not count against absences

• Register for Test Prep via Naviance

• Take the PSAT in the fall on campus

• Show leadership in activities for application purposes

• Write college essays in the spring

Parents

• Attend College Prep Meetings

• Attend Junior Meetings

• Allow and plan for campus visits

Academic Advisor

• Oversee the completion of the essays

• Oversee the completion of the application process

• Encourage college visits and final ladder process

• Meet with each student and family in the fall and spring


SENIORS


Students

• Maintain good study habits

• Respond to colleges when they send information and requests immediately

• Maintain high GPA

• Continue adding to your resume for scholarship purposes

• Visit colleges – 4 days with approval do not count against absences

• Continue to take the SAT/ACT in the fall for scholarship purposes

• Show leadership in activities for scholarship purposes

• Keep your counselor in the loop on acceptances

• Indicate on Naviance where applications have been sent

• Indicate on Naviance when a college is selected

Parents

• Attend College Prep Meetings

• Allow and plan for campus visits

Academic Advisor

• Oversee the completion of the application process

• Meet with each student and family in the fall