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Freshman Timeline


  • Build a flexible schedule allowing for study time, extracurricular activities, and your other interests. Use a daytimer, calendar, or app to help you get organized.
  • Get involved only in extracurricular activities in which you have a genuine interest and those to which you are willing to make the necessary time commitment.
  • Make a four-year schedule of classes that increases your eligibility to attend the college of your choice.
  • Start developing a high school resume by keeping a scrapbook of your accomplishments including articles about yourself, awards that you have won, and activities in which you have participated.
  • Take your parents with you to talk to your counselor about your interests, post-secondary possibilities, and career information.
  • Find out about summer jobs and how to gain the skills necessary to obtain one.
  • Look into volunteer opportunities that will expand your experience and skills.
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Eric Knuth
45 East Elizabeth Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152