In Broward County schools, you have four grade point averages and each is important in its own way. Here’s everything you need to know about GPAs. Checking on your student’s GPAs: Every student - and their parents - should be familiar with a student's GPAs. If you go to a Broward County public high school, you can log onto the Virtual Counselor page on the Broward County website to see three of the four GPAs detailed below. In order to set up a parent or student account, you
Welcome to your last year of high school! Here are some tips to read before starting your college applications! Cost and scholarships! The “cost of college conversation” is an important one to have with your parents. It will have an impact on where you apply, if loans are required, and allow you to calculate potential debt. It’s important that you are informed prior to applying so that you are targeting feasible universities. Figure out how much each university will cost you!
Only two more years and you will be headed to college! Here is a list of priorities for this summer to help you prepare for the journey: Grades and classes! Gear up for your junior year and make your grades the best ever! Remember that when you apply to college, universities look at your freshmen through junior grades, and look at the rigor (and eventually grades) of your senior year. Make sure you have chosen the appropriate classes for your junior year, classes in which you
You did it - you made it through your freshman year of high school! Now let's make sure you continue on the path toward college. Here is what you should be focusing on during your sophomore year: GRADES! Now you have a better idea of what it takes to succeed in high school! Learn from your freshman year: hone your study skills, perfect those time management skills, complete all of your homework in a timely manner, and STUDY for those tests. You are building skills that will a
The world is your oyster! And yes, freshman year does truly count! Here’s what you should focus on during your freshman year: GRADES!!! Freshman year is all about grades! So is sophomore, junior, and senior year! Why? If you hope to head to college, know that your grades and the rigor of your classes are the most important components of your college application. Make sure to carefully select your classes - they should be challenging but not overwhelming! Tips for getting the