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Junior Year

  • Attend BHS College Night for juniors with your parents (fall).
  • Register for/take the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) in October.
  • Check the requirements/costs of attending various colleges.
  • Send away for literature about colleges and vocational programs.
  • Visit the campus or campuses of your choice.
  • Prepare for taking the ACT; there are review courses available, study booklets, facsimile tests.
  • Take the ACT.
  • Investigate your eligibility for Honors, and AP (Advanced Placement) courses in your senior year.
  • Consider taking Dual Enrollment courses.
  • Take the ASVAB test if you’re interested in the possibility of joining the military.
  • Begin putting together a resume/portfolio that highlights your academics, awards, school activities, and community service.