Understand the best college options and how to get there.

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Taste college in high school.

There are many ways to earn college credits in high school – dual credit, dual enrollment, AP, IB. Make sure you understand the difference and how those credits will transfer toward your final degree program.

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Ace college admission tests.

You’ve worked for years to have the grades and extracurriculars for your top-choice school. Make sure your scores are as awesome as you are with preparation materials.

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Compare schools.

Tools like College Scorecard and Compare College TX help you compare colleges based on things like cost and graduation rate. They'll help you find affordable options and make sure you invest wisely.

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Already time to apply?

If you've already done your research and are ready to start your applications, head to our Applying to College page. It will provide you more specific tools and next steps.

Important Dates and Deadlines

JUN
2

GRADES 11 &12

June SAT test date

JUN
9

GRADES 11 & 12

June ACT test date

AUG

GRADE 10

Sign up for a PSAT prep class

OCT
01

GRADE 12

Common applications open. Start applying to college!

All Resources for College Planning

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