Welcome to high school, or as you might want to think about it – "pre-college." In less than four years, you will be entering a new stage in your life that's even more important than beginning high school. So the time to start planning for college is now, while you've got some time to really explore your options.
Get organized and keep track of your courses and grades. Be aware of your high school's graduation requirements and sign up for Advanced Placement courses!