When should middle-schoolers start thinking about college?

02/13/2014 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The Minnesota Private College Council has released a tip sheet recommending students in middle school and their parents get a head start on preparing for college. The group suggests students learn organizational skills and enroll in challenging coursework, foreign-language classes and after-school activities. "Maybe it sounds intimidating to think about college preparation ... when you have a sixth- or seventh-grader," the group's marketing director John Manning said. "But in truth it doesn't have to be as daunting as it sounds."

View Full Article in:

Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Research Scientist
Portland, OR
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Account Executive, National Accounts
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA