Most high school juniors are visiting colleges this year to try them on and determine the best fit. They are also thinking about majors. However few students do more than that in 11th grade. But there are other equally important tasks that are best accomplished prior to the fall of the senior year.
Reading books not required for class is essential for high school students. The most diabolical college entrance question I saw this year was: "List the books you have read in the past year and put an asterisk by those not required for class assignments.