HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 10th Grade Students
Start Visiting Colleges
Make your college search easy rather than daunting. Start by visiting a few colleges as a sophomore just to see what’s out there. You’ll soon notice what appeals to you. You’ve just begun your college search!
Learn some good tips for college visits with Grace, one of our Admissions Counselors!
Learn about college from alumni around you.
What is college like? Ask people who’ve been there. You can take the mystery out of college by talking to the people you know who are enrolled or have attended. Ask them what they liked and what they would do differently if they could go back and start over.
You can get ready for college by simply saying, “Yes,” when opportunities arise. Sign up for a challenging class, apply for a leadership position in a club, or participate in a unique experience such as Westmont's Trailhead program. Make the most of the options in your life—you may be surprised where they take you.
Talk with those around you.
You’ve got a secret weapon in your college search: the people who know you best. Whether it’s your parents, siblings or best friends, those closest to you can give you great advice about what to look for in a college and how to find the right one for you. Go ahead, ask them.