Make sure you proofread your whole application again making sure you:
come across as professional,
have no typos or grammatical errors,
and have included all of the information you want to convey.
Application Tips 1. Be professional in all your contact with colleges 2. Make sure your academic information is as detailed and easy to understand as possible __Ivy____________________ [email_address] Be professional at all times, including emails, phone calls, campus visits!
More Application Tips 3. Fill out as much information as possible about your family 4. Be specific about extracurricular activities. Explain acronyms. ___2________________ ___N/A_________________ ___High school________ ___N/A___________ _Acc. Learning Prog.__ __Student Leader__ _Habitat for Humanity_ _Painting Volunteer_ ___Unemployed_______________________
More Application Tips Carefully review spelling, punctuation, capitalization, word choice, and verb consistency. Don’t use the wrong college’s name!
ACT – Request a fee waiver form for registration fee from school counselor. Applicants must register by mail to use a fee waiver. Students can only use a fee waiver once. More information: http://www.actstudent.org/faq/answers/feewaiver.html
SAT and SAT II – Request a fee waiver form from school counselor. You can receive up to four fee waivers (two for SAT, two for SAT Subject Tests). More information: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/calenfees/feewaivers.html
CSS PROFILE – There is no need to apply for a CSS PROFILE fee waiver. They are awarded automatically online based on family financial information provided at the time the student completes the PROFILE.
College Application – Applicants usually submit a fee waiver request along with their college application, but policies vary by college. Some colleges only grant them to students with ACT/SAT waivers.
Thanks! Remember to thank your teachers, counselors, and anyone with whom you speak at the college / scholarship office. Courtesy is expected, appreciated, and remembered!