• Sophomore Checklist


    • Attend the Activities Fair. Continue to explore and participate in extra-curricular activities in or out of school.
    • See your counselor. Are your course choices challenging?
    • Review your Naviance portfolio with your counselor. Create a list of activities for the first semester.
    • Continue building your resume/scrapbook keeping track of extra-curricular activities, volunteer activities, awards and articles.
    • Create a calendar with dates and deadlines.
    • Consider taking the PSAT in October.
    • Attend the North Pittsburgh College Fair in October at LaRoche College.


    • Take the Pre-ACT test.
    • Schedule a meeting with your counselor to review your Pre-ACT results and compare these results with your Naviance career clusters.


    • Use your Pre-ACT academic scores to develop a study plan.
    • Use Naviance to identify schools and entrance requirements commensurate with your Pre-ACT and PSAT scores.
    • Make a list of colleges for possible summer visits.


    • Plan courses for 11th Grade. Keep 12th Grade options open by keeping pre-requisites in mind.
    • Use your Naviance College list to compare your proposed schedule with college admission requirements in mind.
    • Schedule an appointment with your counselor. Ask your counselor about summer programs, colleges and universities.


    • Check reverse verifications for 11th grade courses.
    • Ask your counselor about the North Allegheny SAT Prep course.
    • Create College Board account to access SAT prep questions and review.
    • Look for summer opportunities – jobs, internships, or volunteer work.


    • Visit college campuses.
    • Start a summer reading program. See your teachers and counselor for suggestions.
    • SAT/ACT prep work.