Start EarlyJuly 7th, 2017 by Jim Bell
According to a US News and World Report, waiting to take hard classes and looking at college scholarships your Junior or Senior year is too late to prepare for college. It may seem early in the game, but now is also the time to really think about scholarships. You want to have that scholarship resume look the way you want it to, and you want to start right now, your ninth-grade year… - Use All 4 Years of High School to Prep for College – September 9,2013 You can go to Capstone’s Facebook page to read the full article. Capstone offers comprehensive and strategic packages for 9th and 10th graders to help increase their chances for college admissions and scholarships. Below are a few reasons to consider utilizing Capstone early for college applications:
- Course selection – All 9th grade (and some 8th grade) classes count! Colleges will see them and they will be figured into the student’s GPA. I have countless seniors who express regret in not taking the right classes in 9th grade or not focusing on their GPA early.
- A strong resume – Activities on your resume should reflects all four years of high school. Strategic planning can help increase chances for college acceptances and scholarships.
- Scholarships – Knowing in 9th grade what to work on in school and out of school will help increase scholarship opportunities
- Leadership Opportunities – The most important component of top tier scholarships is leadership opportunities that students are involved in. Capstone has created a comprehensive leadership package for Freshmen and Sophomores that will make students more competitive for those top scholarships