• swoop College Prep Ideas for your Freshman Year!
     
    • When possible, write papers, do projects, etc. about college
    • Enter essay contests, speech contests, science fair/contests for scholarships and awards
    • get involved in extracurricular activities like sports and clubs
    • Volunteer in your community
    • Explore careers and job opportunities through College in Colorado
    • Study hard and do well in school - from now on, your grades COUNT
    • Attend events on college campuses (plays, concerts, sporting events, etc.)
    • Get to know your high school counselor
    • Talk to your friends about what they plan to do after high school.  Talk to your parents and your friends' parents about what they do.