Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6As a parent, it’s important that you take an active interest in your child’s planning and preparation for college. Academic Preparation Encourage your child to take college prep courses in high school—and to work hard to get the best grades possible. Most four-year colleges recommend that students take the following courses while in high school:  4 years of English  3-4 years of math  3 years of science  2-3 years of the same foreign language  3 years of social studies  1 year of fine or performing arts Help Your Child Prepare for College