Ready To Apply?

Ready to start applications? Here are the key things you need to pay attention to when applying

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COMPLETE YOUR FAFSA

This is the first thing you need to do before submitting your application. The earliest you can fill out your FAFSA is October 1st, 2020  and you have until the Priority Deadline of the specific college you are interested in to complete it. 

By completing and submitting your FAFSA will make you eligible for Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Grants for college. For more information visit the FAFSA 101 Page. 

 

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EARLY VS.

REGULAR ADMISSION

There are five different ways you can submit your application.

Regular Decision

Rolling Admission

Early Action

Early Decision

Early Restrictive

Not every college has all four options, they usually just have two or three. How do I know which one to choose? Click here to see the pros and cons of each. 

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APPLICATION ESSAYS

Most colleges use similar essay questions so it's super important that you have a draft types up in a word document to save for later and use for other applications. 

It is also important to have your essays reviewed by your teacher, parent, even by Dreams 2 Degrees! 

For more tips on how to make your essays stand out click here 

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BE AWARE OF DEADLINES

Each college/university will have their own deadlines for when they need all of your information to complete your application.

Some deadlines to be aware of are:

- FAFSA Priority Deadline

- Application Deadline (Early or Regular Decision)

- SAT/ACT Scores

- Recommendation Letter Deadline