6th-8th Grade

During your freshman year, start taking A-G classes, set up your College Planner and practice good study skills.​

  • ​Take the “a-g” courses listed below to meet the CSU’s admission requirements: college prep English, Algebra I or Geometry, and a foreign language.
  • Aim for As and Bs in all your classes; focus on homework and develop good study skills.
  • Begin or update​ your Academic Planner on California Colleges​.
  • Take elective courses that meet the CSU’s admissions standards:
    • History​
    • English
    • Math
    • Science
    • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Join clubs, play sports and volunteer. This is a good way to develop and expand your interests.
  • Explore different career options.