There’s a lot a 10th-grade student can do to stay on the right track toward college, and a lot a parent can do to help.

Take a look at these tips for thinking about the future, managing time, taking standardized tests, and more.

10th Grade Checklists

Students

To Do:

To Explore:

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Parents

To Do:

  • Find out whether your child’s school has college nights or financial aid nights. Plan to attend those events with your child.
  • Help your child develop independence by encouraging him or her to take responsibility for balancing homework with any other activities or a part-time job.

To Explore:

  • Learn about the standardized tests your child will be taking during 10th through 12th grades.
  • Get a brief overview of financial aid from Federal Student Aid at a Glance.

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