College and Career Planning

Are you interested in college but not sure where to start?

What are your interests?  What career is the best fit for you?  Use your MISD login to visit the Career Cruising website.  This is a free resource for all MISD students. 

Career Cruising

Getting Started and Research

Parents, junior and senior year can be difficult to navigate while balancing schoolwork, extracurricular obligations and the college application process.  Print these checklists to help you stay organized and involved in each step of the process.

11th Grade Family Action Plan

12th Grade Family Action Plan 

Need a plan?

If you feel lost in the process of planning for the future, reach out to your counselor.  Whether it is a certification program, trade school, junior college or a university they can help you navigate this difficult process.They are available to help  develop a plan for the future that fits the needs of the student and their family. Contact your counselor for an appointment today! 


Watch this short video created by Harlingen CISD to learn more about college and career readiness.  You can learn more about terminology and resources regarding: GPA & Class Rank, ACT/PSAT/SAT, Dual Enrollment, Financial Aid and 2 year, 4 Year Degrees. 

Visit Coach Miller in the Advanced Academic Center in Room 102

Register for SAT/ACT and get your fee waiver
Work on your college applications
Help with FAFSA and Scholarship applications
College Research
Test Prep Help

Poteet College Checklist

Print out this guide for a checklist of everything you need to do to be college ready!