Ø Meet with your high school guidance counselor to set a four-year academic plan.
Ø Start an academic path that will satisfy NCAA rules (Discuss Core Courses)
Ø Set short and long-term academic goals with your family
Ø Understand the path to AP classes for junior and senior years
Ø Participate in community service and school activities (student government, math club, etc).
Ø Research colleges/universities you would like to attend (websites, talk with family members and friends, college guides and publications)
Ø Set short and long-term soccer goals with your family and/or coach
Ø Gain experience playing in the showcase events
Ø Go to area college games (Division I, II, and III) to better understand level and atmosphere
Ø It is important to start off your high school career with good grades -- freshman year grades DO matter!