Meet with your college counselor to make sure you have taken or are taking the college preparatory classes you need for admission to USC.
Strive for A’s in all your classes.
Continue to form study groups.
Do at least two to three hours of homework every night. The grades you earn in your senior year are extremely important.
In early September, register for the SAT or the ACT.
Continue your extracurricular activities. Find new ways to demonstrate leadership, persistence, thoughtfulness, creativity or some other special trait through your activities.