11th Grade

Explore and think about life after high school.

Summer

  • Meet academic requirements for college by taking "a-g" classes.
    Take any summer school classes needed to maintain a C- or higher in "a-g" classes.
  • Explore Career Options
    Visit our Career Exploration page to start looking at optionsExplore careers that match your interests and strengths.
  • Volunteer, intern, and gain work experience this summer!
    Find opportunities that align with different career interests by visiting our Career Exploration page.
  • Apply: college, financial aid, and scholarships
    Start developing a résumé—a record of accomplishments, activities, and work experience. It will be an important part of your college and scholarship applications.

Fall

  • Meet academic requirements for college by taking "a-g" classes. 
    Find out more about these requirements on our "a-g" academic requirements page. Also, keep up your grades and stay on track with "a-g" classes. Check out credit recovery or UC Scout options if you need to make up a class.
  • Talk to a school counselor
    Talk to a counselor about the year ahead and discuss your ideas for life after high school. Your counselor can also help with scholarship leads, college info nights, and interest assessments to help select a career direction.
  • Attend college prep events
    Attend the 11th grade workshops and chat with reps at the North Coast College and Career Expo on September 20, 2018 at Eureka High School.
  • Explore Career Options
    Visit our Career Exploration page to start looking at options. If you haven’t participated in many activities outside of class, now is the time to sign up. Consider clubs at school, team sports, leadership roles, or involvement in a religious or civic community group.
  • Prepare for and take college exams (SAT/ACT/CAASPP)
    Plan to take the spring Junior SAT and/or ACT exam. Get prepared with free online test prep. Visit our Exam & Test Prep page to find out more. 
    collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat
    act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html
  • Fund your college dream
    Visit our Financial Aid page for resources and start searching for local scholarships and national scholarships.

Spring

  • Meet academic requirements for college by taking "a-g" classes.
    Register for the rest of your A-G classes and a Senior year math class to help you prepare for college math.
  • Prepare for and take college exams (SAT/ACT/CAASPP)
    Plan to take the spring Junior SAT and/or ACT exam. Get prepared with free online test prep. Visit our Exam & Test Prep page to find out more. 
    collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat
    act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html
  • Fund your college dream
    Visit our Financial Aid page for resources and check out tuition and cost of living expenses (and cost savings of living at home). 
    Estimate your financial aid with FAFSA4caster website and talk with family about different options to pay for college. 
  • Continue your college search
    Explore summer opportunities on college campuses—a great way to find out what college life is all about.