Understanding what you need to do to become ready for college is sometimes the toughest part of the preparations. You can take many steps that will help you prepare for college. The Maryland Higher Education Commission's web site is a good starting point .
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) publishes the "Step to College" online newsletter. This free online newsletter for college-bound students and their parents focuses on career planning and on the role parents can play in the college-admission process. Students, check out the "For Students" site.
- College Board - Register for the SAT or SAT II testing
- ACT - Register for the ACT testing
- Testing Prep Review
- ACT/SAT Comparison - Learn the differences between the ACT and SAT
- Standardized Testing FAQs
Many college preparation classes are offered. Make sure you call the college career center and speak with Kathleen Carr, 240-740-1520.