Adapted from Learnmore.org’s “need to know” web resource
- Set up an appointment with your ETS high school counselor to discuss your graduation plan.
- Complete the ETS high school needs assessment.
- Receive Skillstutor access and information on FREE face-to-face tutoring for ETS participants.
- Focus on your classes and stay on top of homework assignments.
- Take a learning styles assessment to better understand the best ways for you to learn new information.
- Review Core 40 requirements and set a goal of completing Core 40 with Academic or Technical Honors
- Take classes that must be completed before you can enroll in advanced courses like Advanced Placement and dual credit.
- Use your electives to explore possible careers.
Find the Right Fit
- Explore careers.
- Get involved!
- Join clubs, play sports, explore the arts and volunteer
- Remember to keep a list of involvement as well as awards or recognitions you receive in your career and course planner.
- Start thinking about college now.
- Complete your eprofile to begin the college search process.
- Explore Indiana’s public universities and private colleges.
- Visit a college fair in your area.
- Do the Ready for the Real World activity to test your financial savvy.
- Complete Making it Count to determine a sound strategy for college financial planning.
- If you don’t have one, request your Social Security number by visiting Social Security Online or by calling 1-800-772-1213.
- Try to save some money.
Be a pain, in a good way – Find Someone To Help
- Discuss your future plans with your ETS counselor, family, and other adults.
- Get to know your ETS counselor.
- Bookmark the Educational Talent Search home page to your internet favorites and create a shortcut on your desktop. Visit this page often to find out about latest goings-ons, activities, and events.
- Make sure you have an active email account and on file in the ETS office. Visit yahoo, google mail, or hotmail to set up an account.
- Become an ETS facebook fan and follow us via Twitter