The Ultimate Guide to Applying for College & University

Download this 35-page pdf at https://cloud.e.act.org/college-application-ebook

 As a one-stop resource, this eBook will inform you on:

  • When to apply to college
  • How many applications to complete
  • Which college application deadline is best for you
  • The parts of a college application – and how to make them stand out
  • What to do after you submit

 

Do a Step by Step interactive College Search at

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search

 

Learn how to Build a College List at

https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture-College-List-Handout.pdf

 

5 Steps to creating your College List 

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/find-colleges/college-101/5-steps-to-creating-a-college-list

 

Search for College Scholarships and Grants at

https://www.unigo.com/

https://www.cappex.com/

 

Do a virtual Campus Tour

Feel out a campus that is thousands of miles away at  

https://campustours.com/

https://www.youvisit.com/collegesearch/

eCampus tours have over 1,300 free virtual tours!

 

Get started on Admissions Essay at

https://www.commonapp.org/apply/essay-prompts

 

Get tips for crafting your best College Essay at

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/essays

 

Want to get a sense of how you should tier your school list?

This is a great site for comparing schools, calculating admissions chances, calculating financial aid, and just figuring out if a school is a good match for you in general. https://www.cappex.com/

 

The Common Application

Accepted by more than 900 colleges and universities, the common application is a convenient option that allows you to complete a single application to send to a number of schools. 

https://www.commonapp.org/

 

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