Getting Organized for College

You’re finally a high school graduate and soon-to-be college freshman! While you may not be heading to campus until August, there are still a few things you can do to stay organized and to help make your transition as smooth as possible: 1. Send In Final Transcripts...

You Got Accepted — Now What?

This article was originally published on Big Future.  If you’ve received acceptance offers from more than one college, congratulations! Your hard work has paid off, and now you get to choose which college is best for you. Don’t worry about choosing that one perfect...

Learn About the AP Program

This article was originally published on Big Future.  Taking the College Challenge The College Board’s AP courses are college-level classes in a wide variety of subjects that you can take while still in high school. They offer you challenging course work and a taste...

Early Decision and Early Action Calendar

This article was originally published on Big Future.  If you’re planning to apply early decision or early action, follow these steps to stay on track. Junior Year January–June Take college admission tests. Visit colleges during spring break, if possible. Use College...

College Applications: How to Begin

This article was originally published on Big Future.  Applying to college is a big job, but you can make it easier by breaking it down into a series of small steps. 1. Get Informed Colleges want to know the real you. When you apply to colleges, you don’t have to try...
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