“Thank you!” That’s what your future self will likely say to you for taking the initiative and time to learn about applying to college now. After all, the process — researching schools, doing applications, figuring out how to pay for school — is hardly quick and simple.
In fact, Project: Get Into College may come to feel like a part-time job at times. Even reading this guide, which lays out some of the basics of what you’ll need to know and do, may seem like … a lot. That’s why you’ll probably want to break down the process into manageable chunks, including reading this guide. Our recommendation: skim it first, bookmark it, and then come back as questions come up.
If you’re prepping for college with a little help from Mom and Dad, ask them to check out our College Planning Guide for Parents!
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