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Log into Moodle and download the “Application Process Notes”
I know where I want to go and what I want to major in. Now how do I apply?
What all do I need to do to apply? Where do I find more information on the application process? How do I begin gathering up all my materials to apply? When are the deadlines and when do I find out if I got accepted?
Understand preparation needed for an application packet. Find and locate the necessary application information on a university/college website. Determine, review and complete an application form. Compile a complete application packet.
Seniors: What does it take to apply to a college /university? How long does it take to put together a packet? When did you send in your packet? When did you hear if you had been accepted?
Application materials vary for college/university and programs that you are applying for. Typically you may need: Application form Application fee Transcripts Resume SAT scores Letters of Recommendations Essay Interview, Portfolio, Audition
Where do I get an application form? Colleges send forms or request for forms in informational packets. Download printable forms online from college/university. Complete online form and submit electronically. Example
Usually anywhere from $25 - $35.00 Non-refundable Write check, bring with completed application to guidance department
A record of your secondary learning experience. Your high school transcript allows anybody to clearly see what classes you've taken, what value or unit value was given for the course as well as your grade.
College recruiters and employers alike want to see a brief summary of your abilities, education, and experiences. Objective Education Experience – Volunteer or Work Related Extracurricular Activities Gives more details than an application may share.
Register for SAT’s On registration form include all the schools you plan on applying too. SAT scores will automatically be sent to your schools when available. Certain SAT scores are required for admission to various schools/universities.
Usually need 3 letters of recommendations from: Teachers Coaches Advisors Counselors Supervisors Employers Highlight your qualities, experiences and what would make you an excellent college student candidate.
Colleges/Universities often have essay prompts along with the college application. Various topics to pick from Reviewed by director of admissions Looks for: Presentation of ideas Writing quality Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation, Capitalization
You meet with the Admissions Director Gives them a chance to: Review application packet and resume in person. Ask a few questions to determine if you would be a candidate for the program. Evaluate your character and personality.
Required for some programs: Photography Art Design Samples of your work Reviewed for quality, prior knowledge, skills, talents
Typically music programs require auditions. Sample of work for quality, prior knowledge, skills, talents
Begin to put together information in early August/September Better to get your application in early. Various Deadlines Early admission Rolling admission
Usually hear a few weeks after deadlines Can beginning getting letters in late October, early November.
Send in your deposit as soon as you’ve made your decision Return your required paperwork to ensure space in the program and on campus.