Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority has launched a website to give students and parents the opportunity to learn more about planning for college and careers. Students can set goals, create a portfolio, document volunteer work and much more.
Log into www.waytogori.org
Go to the top of the page and double click on
“create an account”
Click the Go button next to Parent
Identify you child’s school and complete the rest of the questions.
Here are some ideas for parents and students to help them plan for high school:
|Work at developing good study habits.|
|Maintain good grades.|
|Start saving for college.|
|Talk to people who have attended college to learn about their experiences.|
|Start thinking about
which jobs interest you.
What kinds of work would suit your interests, abilities, aptitudes, values and learning styles?
|Get involved in extracurricular activities like clubs, student organizations, sports and volunteer work.|
|If you're given
opportunities to pursue academic subjects and extracurricular activities
that are new to you, take them!
It will help you to expand your outlook.
|Look into additional academic options that may be available in your area, such as magnet programs and school enrichment programs.|
|Check out summer programs available in your community.|
|Practice your time
Learning to make the most efficient use of your time can help prevent you from getting overwhelmed.
reading, writing and math skills.
These basic skills will serve you well in both college and career.