Increase your choices for the "next step" by doing your best in all academic areas:
Check your grades often and communicate with your teachers about any missing work or assignments or tests to re-do.
In addition to the materials provided on teacher websites, search for online tutorials, apps or a webquest that may help you study more effectively. Make flashcards yourself or use a virtual study tool don't expect to be "spoon fed" information.
Study for the ACT and it is never too early to start searching for scholarships or narrowing down that career choice based on your interests and experiences. Even junior high students explore videos on career options like these on Nebraska Career Connections.
Voc Rehab is a possible source of training and employment for students with an IEP or that may need more assistance. Resume assistance and job postings can be found on Nebraska Works and ideas for accommodations to advocate for are found here.
Transition activities like interest inventories and taking the ASVAB are encouraged ways to check out various career options and find that just right fit as well as making plans to become financially independent.
Taking the Accuplacer at a close community college is required for dual credit classes, but taking a college class junior or senior summer for half price is a great way to see if college is for you.Finding the college and plan for you is easier with these links.
If you are determined to be four year college bound, make sure you've:
Applied and sent your FAFSA in October to more than one university
Checked on scholarships especially those specifically for the universities you applied.
Taken the ACT two times before Christmas of senior year.