Step by Step: Start Here
Start Here: free, comprehensive site has 255 pages to provide information on what you need to plan and succeed with your college admissions process. This is a unique site in both its size, breadth, and in the fact that we are not selling anything.
If it is about any part of college planning, prep, and getting into college, it is on this site.
Our "Start Here" page is designed to help you as you begin your journey to college, grad school, and beyond.
I. Everything About College Home Page
In the good old days, getting into college was not a two year project.
II. Plan Ahead, Paying for College
III. Junior Year Roadmap
IV. Senior Year Roadmap
Start Here: Means you should be on this as a Freshman. Do not believe those who tell you freshman grades don't count.
V. Academic Career: Grades, Test Scores, Essays
All about Applications and Admissions
Learn More, enhance your applications: Take AP Classes, Start in your sophomore year
VI. College Admissions Testing
Meet the College Board, make this a part of your life for the next two years
ACTs. You can take either, or both, ACT, SAT
VII. MORE Essentials...
Volunteering and Extra-curricular
"Start Here" categories include steps for those in non-traditional education tracks.
Those prospective college students can start here, then use the above information paths to organize the college admissions process.
Learaning Disability Students, (with I.E.Ps)
Start Here for college Searching and Matching
Use the Common Application - Most private colleges and universities
Apply here: Admissions Sites for ALL public Universities and Colleges in the United States
California Colleges and Universities Systems - largest in the world
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