Apply to College

You’ve thought about college. You’ve planned and set goals. Are you ready to make your dreams into reality? We’re here to help, every step of the way.

I need a game plan

It’s smart to be strategic when applying to college. Get to know the timeline, so you know what comes when. Then think about taking a balanced approach to college applications.

How? We’ll show you!

Make a plan

I need to learn about the application

Confused about applications? You’re not alone. Let’s brush up on deadlines and types of applications and admission. We’ll also take a closer look at the Common App.

Get to know the application

I need letters of recommendation

Who should I ask to write my letters? How much time will they need? Can I read my letters before the college does? We’ll answer these questions and more.

Get recommendation letters

I want to apply to creative programs

Thinking of applying to an art, drama, music, or dance program? There are some extra steps you’ll need to take. You may need to audition or present a portfolio of your work.

Get ready to take the spotlight and wow your college of choice.

Prepare for creative programs

I need to write my essay

Stumped by the college essay? We’ll help you break through your writer’s block. Find out how to write an essay that’s well-crafted, thoughtful, and shows who you are.

Write the essay

I have to take my standardized tests

SAT, PSAT, ACT, SAT II, TEAS…yikes! Let’s make sense of the tests you might need to take. We’ll cover when to take them and how to prepare.

Take the tests

I want to ace my interviews

College interviews can be pretty nerve-wracking. But they’re also a great opportunity for you to show your stuff and learn more about the school. Learn about the different types of interviews and how to put your best foot forward.

Ace the interviews

I want to transfer to a different school

Thinking about transferring? It’s a big decision, so you’re smart to be doing your research and giving it thought. You’ve got time, wisdom, and experience under your belt. Let’s figure out how to make the best choice for you.

Transfer between schools

I want to pursue an advanced degree

Ready to add some more letters after your name? Let’s figure out what degree you want, how to pay for it, what tests you’ll need to take, and how to apply. You’ve got this!

Pursue an advanced degree

Wondering how you'll pay for all of this?

(Or are you afraid to ask?) Let’s take it one step at a time. The first step? Filing your FAFSA. Hey, at least that’s free!

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