You got a super GPA? so? Nice SAT scores...too bad everyone else does too. You didn't even do community service?! Getting into a good university is no easy task. Here are a few things to do to increase your odds.
Things You'll Need
- SAT or ACT scores
- High School transcripts
Hopefully you have a good and dedicated high school guidance teacher. They will need to help you choose to right major, classes, give recommendations and basically chart your course.
Choose your classes including electives. Some classes require you to take certain classes before you can take the class you want so make sure to research all of your desired classes.
Don't take easy classes. Admission Officers would rather see you do OK in really hard classes then get an A in a bogus class. Make your schedule challenging but still in reach.
To stand out your going to need extracurricular activities at your school and in your community. Its good to have a few but don't kill yourself. Make the ones your in be very moving to an Admission Officer.
Visit and become acquainted with many of the faculty and find out and special things that may help you or get a friend in high places.
APPLY. Your going to have to fill out your FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov
They will automatically tell you if you apply for any grants or scholarships. You may need to research into additional private scholarships; there are a TON of them out there. Do all those little 500 ones they add up very quickly. Most schools offer programs to work for the school in return for free or reduced education if you are interested.
Your going to need your transcripts, college admission test scores, and visit with an admissions officer before you find out if you get in.
- Photo Credit http://www.logoshak.com/~asgsport/shak.html
Does a College Degree Help You Get a Better Job?
For a long time, the American workforce has been becoming increasingly specialized, which means that an increasing amount of education and preparation...
What GPA Do I Need to Get Into College?
College admissions teams want to recruit the best and brightest students to their campuses. One of the factors they use to determine...
How to Get Into a Top College or University
You've got a blistering GPA, your SAT scores are off the charts, you're captain of your sports team and you still find...
How to Get Rock Hard Abs
As a trainer in Los Angeles, one of the most asked questions is: "How do I get washboard abs (a six pack)?"...
How to Get Into Brown University
Brown University is a prestigious Ivy League college that educates only the cream of the crop. Although thousands apply each year, most...
How to get accepted into an Ivy League University
Attending and graduating from an Ivy League university carries a cachet that few things can on a resume.
What ACT Score Is Needed to Get Into College?
Most colleges and universities use the American College Test (ACT) and/or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) to evaluate students applying for admission....