El Dorado High School


College Planning - Sophomores
Sophome Resources

College Planning - Sophomores
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  • Be involved. If you are not yet involved in something you enjoy, join a club or another activity.
  • Attend virtual college rep visits on Mondays at 9am, 11am, 1pm, or 3pm.  Click HEREto view a list of the colleges visting EDHS virtually in 2020-2021.
  • Take the PSAT, If available, in the Fall at EDHS. More information regarding registration will be sent out in September of each year. 
  • Consider taking Advanced Placement classes next year.
  • Make sure you understand college A-G requirements. Meet with your Counselor if you have questions.


  • Be diligent in choosing your summer plans.  Working, volunteering or taking a summer course at a local college are all wonderful options. View the Advance Education options for high school students available at Folsom Lake College. 
  • Start researching colleges that you might be interested in.  The BigFuture tool on the CollegeBoard website is very helpful.
  • Find out whether the college you are interested in offers college nights or financial aid nights that you can attend. 
  • Attend Career Expo at UMHS in March (Date TBD)

All Year

  • Remember to keep a file of all honors, awards, activities, and volunteer service - even a scrawled post-it note in a folder or envelope will help you later in building a resume or filling out an application
  • Keep your grades up!

Sophome Resources
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El Dorado High School uses the California Career Zone to assist students in researching and identifying future career options. Click on the image above to explore the California Career Zone website.