14 Aug College Undergraduate Application Process
Each year thousands of future students apply to college. Whether you are a recent high school graduate or starting college after years of working the college application process can seem like a daunting task. It doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Follow these steps and completing your college application process can be stress free.
The first thing you should do is go to the college website that you would like to attend and fill out an application. The college may give you more than one option in turning in your application. The most common options are submitting the application online or printing it off the website and submitting a hard copy to the admissions office. You should check the admissions section on the website for deadlines on submitting your college application.
When you submit your college application you should check the admissions section of the website to see if there is a transcript request form that you need to send to your high school. If the college doesn’t require that you send a transcript request to your high school then you should contact your high school and ask them to mail a copy of your transcript to the college you wish to attend. Your high school transcript must be delivered in a sealed envelope. Colleges will accept not transcripts from other institutions that are not in sealed envelopes.
Register for the ACT or SAT test. These test are offered five and seven times per year. Some colleges offer placement test if you don’t take the ACT or SAT test. There are many study guides available to help you study for either of these test. Fill out your application for financial assistance by the college’s required deadline. This should be done as early as possible to ensure your financial assistance is ready when college starts.
Once you are accepted to the college you will be assigned an advisor who will help you chooses classes that fit your degree plan. Most colleges on a semester system require four classes to be a full time student. The semester usually last five months. College is a new learning experience that has many rewards. Your earning potential will increase when you graduate. The more money you make with your career means less money problems. Get started on your application process today. It’s never to soon to start planning your studies.
How you fill out your Undergraduate Application could have a significant effect on the probability of your being selected.