Apply Here: Admission Sites for all Public Colleges and Universities in the United States
Prioritizing the Process - Your Application Portfolio
In Order of Importance for the college applications process:It really is this simple:
In an approximate order of importance:
Well Crafted Application Essays
Your chance to shine, writing the
Supply special request portfolio items requested by university departments of athletes, musicians, dancers, actors, compositors, artists, graphic designers,choreographers, and others
- Thoroughly read admission requirements for your intended colleges and intended major well before time to submit
The College Application.
Make paper copies to practice on, then copy to submit online.
Admissions SItes for all Public Colleges and Universities in the U.S.
Plan for Teacher Recommendations. Generally for private schools and schools using the
the Common Application,
which is used by about 600 (mostly, but not only) private colleges and universities, to simplify applying to more than one school. Find a list of those schools at this site, forms for teacher recs and mid-year school reports.
College Interviews, Mostly Private Schools
What are my chances? Enter your scores and GPA to compare with college criteria
always starting with the required
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid),
which is not nearly as daunting as people may think. In addition to the FAFSA, private school applicants may be required to submit the
- Colleges, universities, and scholarships that use the CSS profile
A month-to-month schedule for your senior year: Stay on track
Google Search Results on Private and Government Grants
Scholarships, too many to list
- They are everywhere, and here's a start
A partial list of the thousands of resources, and where to find them.
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College Applications-preparing your portfolio
Writing Application Essays
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