Applying for College

There are many things to consider before applying to college; it’s a big decision and there’s a long checklist to tackle on that admissions application.

• Find tips on writing your college essay
• Prepare your transcripts
• Find out how to stand out from the crowd. Your application packet should convince the admissions committee that they should accept you over someone else.
• Have a Plan B in case you aren’t accepted at the institution of your choice
• Know what is important to schools: academic record, non-academic accomplishments
• Before submitting your application, request letters of recommendation; select references who know you
• Write your essay; aim for perfection
• Prepare for admissions interview
• Understand the admissions process: Choose wisely, apply strategically, study for Standardized Tests
• Make your selection