Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49Once you have your top picks, it’s time to apply! •  Review the application process. Each school may have different deadlines and require additional applications. •  Keep in mind, there are often fees associated with applying to college. Try to keep your list to a financially manageable number. •  Decide if you are going to apply for Early Decision or Early Action admissions. Most of these applications are due between October 1 and November 1. •  Give any recommendation forms to teachers, school administrators, counselors and mentors with mailing instructions as early as possible. Make sure your portions of the forms are filled out completely and accurately. •  Draft your college essay(s) and have your parent, teacher, counselor or other trusted adult review and provide feedback. You will probably go through several rounds of edits to make sure it’s the best it can be. •  November is Apply to College month. Check with your high school to see if they participate. •  Make sure you stay on top of deadlines and that all of the necessary paperwork has been sent to your top choices. - Official transcript - Official test scores - Letters of recommendation - All financial aid applications •  After applying to a college, contact the admis- sions offices to confirm your information has been received and they have every- thing they need from you. •  Double-check any other deadlines, including orientation fees and housing deposits. •  If you followed the regular admissions process, you will probably receive response letters by April 15. If you applied and were accepted to multiple colleges, now’s the time to compare your financial aid award offers. money TaLKS SnapChat Some schools give application fee waivers during the month of November to coincide with Apply to College month. Take advantage of their generosity. $ 33 For more information, visit Connect to Colleges & Apply