GOOD DECISIONS REGARDING
POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION SELECTION CAN ONLY BE MADE WHEN THE STUDENT
DEVOTES THE TIME AND EFFORT NECESSARY TO MATCH HIS/HER PARTICULAR
NEEDS TO THE INSTITUTION THAT WILL MEET THOSE NEEDS.
Use the resources
found in the guidance office, the individual college catalogs
and computer databases (Discover and those available on the World Wide Web)
to assist you in identifying the colleges that suit your individual
circumstances. Don't forget the
the college representatives can provide attend the
National College Fair and meet with the college representatives
as they visit your high school.
Focus in on a small
group of colleges that interest you
the admissions criteria carefully and arrange to take any college
admissions tests that may be required, such as the ACTand the
Visit each college
and experience will be an invaluable source of information
Apply for admission
to at LEAST three colleges.
is recommended that this be done as soon as possible in the fall of
the senior year. Check for
be certain to submit your applications well in advance.
is dependent upon the admission policy of the individual college.
Consult the college catalog or website or check with your counselor/BRACE
Check out the
Steps to College newsletters at the National Association of
College Admission Counseling website.