Testing and the NCAA: If necessary, retake the SAT or ACT. Create yourself a profile on the NCAA website and check if you have taken all the correct courses. The admissions testing policy for colleges vary, with some requiring the SAT and ACT optional section. To be safe, you should always do the optional test sections.
Resumé: You want to constantly be updating your resume. This is handy when filling out applications and preparing for admissions interviews.
Apply: Create a profile on the Common Application website and fill out the application carefully. Ask your parents or school counsellor to look over your essays critically. The essays are one of the most important parts of the application and will be the admission officer's opportunity to differentiate you from the other applicants. We also are able to provide you with first-rate essay guidance, so feel free to reach out and ask us for more information.
Scholarships: Check with each university for financial aid eligibility requirements, as well as application deadlines as they do vary. Speak to the sports coaches and see what scholarships they may be able to provide you with.
Choose your College: Tally all of your college acceptances, analyse the various factors that may sway your decision such as cost, scholarships, degree choice, college rank, athletic division and then confidently make your choice by sending in your deposit.
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