The Perfect Start to Your Sophomore Year

  • Set goals for yourself, write them down, and stick to them.
  • Your grades are important, so seek help when you need it.
  • Get to know your guidance counselor and classroom teachers
  • Begin researching careers that interest you. Check out opportunities to get experience outside of the school building.
  • Come to school, and if you to miss a day, check with your teachers for make-up work
  • Check the guidance website regularly for updates.
  • Take your most challenging curriculum. Be aware of graduation requirements.
  • Work at improving or maintaining your GPA.
  • Early October - Visit the Suburban College Fair
  • Mid October - Take the PLAN Attend the PLAN/test interpretation.
  • Begin your college research. Formulate a college list. Visit colleges.
  • Learn about and possibly visit the career centers.
  • Schedule your Sophomore Conference with your counselor.
  • Schedule appropriate 11th grade courses in February.

Career Center Information

Columbus Downtown High School is located at 364 S. 4th Street, Columbus, OH 43215
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Fort Hayes Career Center is located at 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215

OGT Information

Ohio Department of Education OGT: ODE - Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT)

OGT Practice Tests:  ODE - Practice Tests

OGT Resources: ODE - Resources for Ohio Graduation Tests

Block UA

The Counseling Center

Mrs. Aspengren
Students  I, O, P, S and U

Mrs. Nyeste
Students C, D, Q, T and V

Mr. Biedenbach
Students E, K, N, W, Y and Z

Ms. Peebles
Students G, H, R and X

Mrs. Hughes
Students A, B and F 

Mr. Banks
Students J, L and M

Kathy Moore
College Counselor

Office Phone: (614) 487-5240 ext. 2717

Quick Links

1950 North Mallway Drive
Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221
(614) 487-5000

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