Is middle school too early to be thinking about college? To a large extent, yes. Colleges will not look at grades or activities from before 9th grade. No one -- parents or students -- should be losing sleep over college during those middle school years, and parents shouldn't be placing lots of college pressures on middle school kids.
That said, a thoughtful and common sense approach to middle school can help a student achieve success once high school rolls around. Here are seven middle school tips to help a student get a strong start to high school.
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