Sign up for a challenging but manageable sophomore year.
You are not required to do anything right now.
Helpful, But Not Required
Sign up to take the PLAN test in the fall if your school offers it.
Sign up to take the PSAT in the fall if your school offers it and allows sophomores to take it. It may be good practice if you plan on taking the PSAT during your junior year to qualify for the National Merit program.
Start a file to keep your college and career information organized.
Talk to college students about their experiences.
Do something productive during the summer, such as volunteer work, internships, or summer classes.
For you to do
Think about how your child's college education will be paid for.