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Ninth Grade Planning Checklist



The following ninth grade planning checklist was adapted fromFirst in the Family: Advice About College from First-Generation Students – Your High School Years, by Kathleen Cushman.
For a start, write down the names of the ones you trust or admire most:
Teachers You Admire Most
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Write down the names of the ones you trust or admire most:
Fellow Students You Admire Most
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Start a list of the books, periodicals and genres you enjoy reading:
Books and Periodicals You Enjoy Reading
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List the ones that most appeal to you:
Activities That Most Appeal to You
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Current Interests
Your InterestCareer Fields
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Colleges That Match Your Interest
Your InterestCollege
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Helpful Career and College Links
HESCwww.hesc.ny.gov
College Boardwww.collegeboard.com
Mapping Your Futurewww.mappingyourfuture.org
NY Career Zonewww.labor.ny.gov/youth
U.S. Dept. of Laborwww.bls.gov/oco


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Updated: 3/15/2010