Build a strong network of adults who can help you (i.e., counselors, teachers, older siblings and parents) with school and can talk to you about their experiences. Did they go to college? What was their favorite part of college? How did going to college help them later in life?
Start thinking about your high school courses that are a part of the 17 career clusters. Explore career interests, then link to possible options for after high school including technical college programs, military, apprenticeship, and two- and four-year colleges.