College Admissions Checklist
The excitement a high school student gets when looking and applying to university isn’t topped by anything but receiving that acceptance letter from the university of their dreams. But first, a decision on where to study and what to study needs to be made along with a host of tasks that need to be done. In this article, Studygram will provide a checklist of tasks that need to be completed when applying to university.
List majors you’re interested in studying
A high school student should have a general idea of what field of study to pursue or at least a specific course or major. Having identified your passions, interests and your own abilities should make your choice a lot easier. For example, if you’re into technologies and computers and you have strong abilities in that field, you should be leaning towards choosing majors like computer science and engineering or robotics and mechatronics. Consider double majoring and taking on a minor as it will expand your future options after graduating university. Finding what you’re passionate about and what you are good at will make your life journey all the more exciting and pleasant. Click here to read about top college majors to consider in a post-covid-19 world.
List universities you are interested in joining
Make sure to put together a list of universities that offer the course or major you are interested in. Do your research on what each university offers and compare course curriculum between universities. Choose a country or a city with an affordable cost of living while offering great social life. It is also important to consider universities with lower or suitable tuition fees. Also check out different scholarships you can apply for.
Each university you’re applying for may have a different application deadline. Make sure to identify the application deadline for each university you are applying for. You can never be too early when you are starting your application, so start it as early as possible to give yourself the necessary time to complete the list of tasks that are needed.
It time to get your college application filled out. Most universities now require the application to be filled out and submitted online. Some universities still require a paper application to be submitted so make sure your complete your applications in a timely manner. You don’t want to fill out and submit an application unless it’s perfect, so ask your school counselor or teacher to review your application for you.
Prepare for SAT-ACT
This is one among the most important tasks you’ll have to go through when applying for colleges. The higher you score on these tests, the better your chances will be getting accepted at the university of your choice. Here at Studygram, we have put together a guide that will help you prepare for SAT-ACT and other tests.
Writing your personal statement
Writing a personal statement can be such a dreadful task. Sometimes you don’t know how to construct your statement or what to include in it. At Studygram, we have put together a guide that will provide students who are getting ready to enroll into university with some tips on how to write an excellent personal statement.
Submit required documents.
Different universities may require different documents to be submitted than other universities. Make sure to make list of required documents for each of the universities you are applying for. Organize your documents so that you leave no room for any error or mistake that may delay or otherwise affect the chances of your application getting accepted.
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