Tips for Sophomore Year

  • Attend a college fair or RHS college or career event (see the College and Career tabs for more information).
    • Make one College Visit or Job Shadow!  You can be excused for one college visit OR one job shadow day during your sophomore year. 
  • Attend Future Planning Night for Freshman and Sophomores is held each fall and includes great information about being successful your first two years of high school and preparing for post-high school opportunities.

Sophomore Year at a Glance

  • September: Future Planning Night for Freshman and Sophomores.
  • September: Take the Interest Inventory in Scoir to begin identifying possible careers.
  • September-November: Sign up for college rep visits on Scoir. You can attend a maximum of one college rep visit your sophomore year.
  • October: Take the PSAT exam.
  • January: Create your CollegeBoard login.
    • Username = first name and 5 digit ID
    • Password = last name and 3 digit pin (same as for Scoir)
  • January-March: Register for classes for your junior year. Be sure you meet the prerequisites.
    • 10th Grade Scheduling Appointments are held in the second semester before spring break. Students meet one-on-one with their School Counselor to discuss their current plans for after high school, review their transcript, and discuss classes for the following school year.
  • January-June: Use My College QuickStart on CollegeBoard to review PSAT results and strengthen skills.

Academic Resources

Tips for Academic Success in High School