Applying for College

Apply Texas
Admission information for every Texas Public University, plus some private and two-year schools. Students can complete and submit admission and scholarship applications online and copy a completed application and use it to apply to another school. https://www.applytexas.org/

ACT’s College Planning Information
Advice from ACT about what you need to do when you’re applying to colleges.
http://www.actstudent.org/college/applying.html

AdmissionsConsultants
This site was established in 1996 to provide the best admissions counseling possible to aspiring college and graduate students.
http://www.admissionsconsultants.com/college/

College Board – College Application Tips and Advice
College applications can be intimidating.  Find out ways to narrow your list of schools and get organized about the entire process.
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/apply/the-application/index.html

College Confidential
A resource of college search, admissions, and financial aid resources for students and parents.
http://www.collegeconfidential.com/

College Planning – Keys to College Admission
Provides students and families with information on college selection, admission, financial aid, and scholarships
http://www.collegeplan.org/cpnow/keys/keys.shtml

CollegeData
Choose, prepare, apply and pay for college with advice and tools. Get college admission help and search for colleges and scholarships.
http://www.collegedata.com/

Common Application
The Common Application is the recommended form of 227 selective, independent colleges and universities for admission to their undergraduate programs. Many of these institutions use the form exclusively. All give equal consideration to the Common Application and the college’s own form.
https://www.commonapp.org/

EducationPlanner
Understanding admissions procedures and knowing application deadlines is a lot to handle. But don’t worry. This site will walk students through the entire process—from writing an essay to completing admissions forms—so applying to college isn’t so overwhelming
http://www.educationplanner.org/education_planner/applying.asp?sponsor=2859

How To Get In
Applying to college help and advice.  Learn how to be prepared to apply for college and search for the college of your choice.
http://www.howtogetin.com/apply-to-college/

HowStuffWorks — College admissions
Learn about the college admissions process and how to improve your chances of getting into the college of your choice.
http://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/college-planning/admissions/college-admission.htm

myFOOTPATH
A college search and admissions site that includes a library of free articles related to the college admissions process, as well as an “ask the counselor” feature where students and parents can submit questions.
http://www.myfootpath.com/

Princeton Review 
A wide variety of articles and advice on the college admission process.
http://www.princetonreview.com/opinionAdvice.aspx?type=college

 

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