Step By Step Guide to College

We all know that education is important, but why should you think about college now if you do not have to apply until you are in the 12th grade? The answer is simple. When you apply to college, the admission officers look at everything you did in high school. Then they decide whether they think you can handle college work. In deciding whom to admit, colleges look at: The high school courses you took, grades and class rank college entrance exam scores like the SAT and ACT your school, community and family activities the quality of the essay you send with the application Your planning must start now! This is your guide. There is a checklist for each grade and some helpful resources. Talk to people - your parents, teachers, counselors, and other people you trust. Don't be shy - seek help when you need it. If you are concerned about how much college will cost, remember there is financial aid available. Most colleges and universities are very generous with their financial aid packages. Don't be scared away by the costs! "And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus." Phillippians 4:19