5 Ways to get better grades

  1. Use a planner or app to record assignments.
  2. Take notes and review them often.
  3. Ask questions in class if you don’t understand the subject.
  4. Study after school instead of late at night.
  5. Ask your teacher how you can improve your grades.

Why take tough classes?

Taking tough classes will help you:
  • Meet academic requirements for college admission
  • Get better scores on the ACT and SAT college entrance exams
  • Prepare for college courses
You might also earn college credit if the classes are dual-enrollment or Advanced Placement.

Watch the funny video above to see why tough classes aren’t scary!

What current college students have to say…

Watch this video to hear what current college students did to push themselves to get to college, and things they wish they would have done.

To keep up with things you can do to push yourself, check out the 8th, 9th & 10th Grade section at EducationQuest.org.

For a quick review, see our KnowHow2GO to College Checklist.