Preparing your Application

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The College Application Process

When to apply? Community College:Some applications available in the fall, others become available throughout the year CSU: October 1 – November 30 Initial filing period. Absolute deadline UC: November 1 …

Personal Essay Questions

Essay for College and Scholarship Applications (Personal Statement): How to begin? Answer these questions BRIEFLY (truly, take no more than 15-20 minutes) and get feedback from someone (your counselor or …

Writing the College Essay

Writing the College Essay What the essay is NOT… A list of classes and grades taken A list of extracurricular activities An opportunity to show off your vocabulary An essay …

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