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College applications are best managed when the senior is well organized. Here are some impportant tips you may find helpful:

  1. Start early!
  2. Choose the right deadline for you (choose early action if you can).
  3. Put your deadlines on your family calendar (this helps your family budget for application fees).
  4. Set aside time each week to work on applications.
  5. Ask for support ahead of time (ex. recommenders).
  6. Submit before the deadline (don't procrastinate).

The most useful tools for student to get started with the college applications process:


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