High School Students 9th Grade Students
The cost of college can appear daunting. But it can be more manageable than you imagine. Few students pay the full cost of attending Westmont. Want the full picture on making college affordable? Watch our video full of financial tips to see how affording college starts now in your first year in high school.
Setting Yourself Up For Academic Success
Preparing for academic success in college begins now while you’re still in high school. Set your sights high by planning to take challenging courses in the next few years. Forging this path will make you a better student, not just a student with a better application.
Embracing the challenge always pays off. Yes, your grades matter to colleges. But it’s more important to stretch yourself and tackle more than you think you can accomplish. You may well surprise yourself. Plus, the added challenge leads to growth, another valuable benefit.
Curious people become interesting people, and interesting people make intriguing applicants. The way you invest in your interests now will have a big impact on the person you are when you begin college. At Westmont, we’re looking for students with far more than just good grades.