A How-To on Picking a College

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  • Before picking schools
  • Narrow down your schools- be reasonable
  • Start applying- check dates
  • wait
  • things to keep in mind when choosing a college
  • For more info on colleges
  • My colleges
  • A How-To on Picking a College

    1. 1. Erika magnuson 1A<br />How-To on Picking a College<br />
    2. 2. Graph of college applicants, the students actually admitted and the ones who enroll in that school.<br />Every year high school seniors apply to the thousands of schools around the United States. Though applying to these schools is time consuming, picking one from the ones you’ve been accepted to is even more stressful. <br />Page 2<br />
    3. 3. Step 1: Summer<br />Page 3<br />Before senior year:<br />Visit all the college campuses that you may be interested in<br />Take tours, stay with friends from that school, etc<br />Get all the information you need from that school<br />
    4. 4. Step 2: Fall<br />-Narrow down all the schools to the amount you’re willing to apply to (be reasonable with how many schools you pick)<br />-When picking you’re schools keep in mind your chances of getting accepted and tuition costs<br />Page 4<br />
    5. 5. Step 3: Fall continued<br />Page 5<br />Once you’ve picked your schools, start applying<br />Consider if you want to apply for early decision or regular admission and check the due dates for these<br />Online applications are the easiest to fill out<br />These can usually be found under the “Admissions” tabs of University and College websites<br />
    6. 6. Step 4: Winter<br />Page 6<br />After all of your applications are turned in…<br />YOU WAIT<br />
    7. 7. Step 5: Spring<br />Page 7<br />- You’ll find out what schools you get into between the months of January and April. Once you know what these schools are you have to choose one before May 1st.<br />
    8. 8. Step 6: May 1st- June 19th<br />Page 8<br />Pick a school<br />& graduate!<br />
    9. 9. For more information on colleges and what you need for college, visit…<br />Page 9<br />www.collegeboard.com/student<br />
    10. 10. Page 10<br />?<br />
    11. 11. Feedback:<br />I don’t really have any feedback because I think PowerPoint is easy to use and I didn’t use anything for the first time for this project.<br />

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