|Apply for Oklahoma's
Promise! If you haven't applied, visit OKpromise.org to sign up for this scholarship program.
|Counselors, teachers, parents and
friends are all good sources of information. Ask them any
questions you have about college, in addition to doing research on
|Study hard! Make sure you
use good study habits and keep your grades up.
|Start saving money for
Sign up for a college savings account from Oklahoma's 529 college
savings plan -- OK4Saving.org -- or continue to add money to an existing
account. It's generally best to keep most savings in your
College Savings Calculator
|Start thinking about the courses
you'll take in 9th grade.
Your Plan of Study
|Learn about academic enrichment
programs, including summer and weekend programs, available through
your school or local colleges.
|Don't forget about extracurricular
activities like sports, performing arts, volunteer work or other
activities that interest you.
|Investigate Advanced Placement
(AP) and other honors-level courses you can take in high school to
help you prepare for college.
|Visit a college campus.
Attend a performance event, sporting event, or summer camp on a