So now you are in high school. Have you decided what you want to do when you graduate? There are thousands of careers you might choose. You can be anything from an artist to an airline pilot. You could be a marine biologist or an Egyptologist. The world is full of many careers.
When you choose a career, you have to think about what the requirements for that job are. Most jobs require education or training of some kind after you finish high school. Will you need to become an apprentice or go into a technical training program? Will you have to go to a community college or a four-year-college?
Many students enter colleges or universities right after high school. Going to college takes a lot of preparation. Colleges require good grades. Colleges expect you to be a hard worker. College requires a lot of studying, usually much more than you have done in high school.