College and Career


In this newsletter:

  • IDVA Scholarship Deadline
  • Career Spotlight
  • Graduation Dates
  • Spring Job Fairs
  • Scholarships
  • Campus Visits

What Should High Schoolers Do Over the Summer?

Your summer vacation is the perfect time for college prep and to explore potential careers. All summers in high school are important, especially the summers after sophomore and junior year. Check out these summer activity ideas that are fun, creative, and will make admissions officers take notice.

1. Participate in a specialized high school program

2. Take a college class

3. Find a summer program at a local school or community college

4. Get involved with research

5. Create your own project

6. Take a free online class

7. Get a job

8. Be an entrepreneur

9. Volunteer in your community

10. Apply for internships

11. Find a job-shadowing opportunity

12. Start your SAT or ACT test prep

13. Make college visits

14. Use your imagination

List of Summer Resources

Check out these resources to help you make the most of your summer.

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Visit a college campus

Career Inventory Resources

Mrs. Jennifer Edwards

College and Career Advisor

Idaho Virtual Academy

Grades 6-12

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