There’s no denying that college course work demands your full attention. It’s a balance of independence, self-motivation and staying focused.
Lots of high school students wonder if they have what it takes to not just get into a college, but to do well and earn a degree.
As you prepare for college be sure to:
- Maintain good grades
- Stay involved in extra-curricular activities.
- Get help and find resources if you struggle with a class.
- Begin to schedule tours of Iowa's private colleges. Research them here.
- Meet with your school counselor regularly to ensure you’re on track to meet the course requirements to both graduate and get in to the colleges that interest you.