Jacques Steinberg of Say Yes to Education appeared on NBC’s Today Show this morning with a Back to School College Checklist. Mr. Steinberg suggested your child be on top of the following 5 to-do items. Please check the links to the applications referenced and the Bound to Organize blog posts for further information and helpful tips on how to stay on top of your college application process.
- Begin your Common Application, the online application accepted by almost 800 US colleges and universities.
- Think about your college essay by examining what makes you who you are.
- SAT vs ACT: which test do you plan to take?
- Financing college: Fill out your FAFSA when it becomes available on October 1st and start exploring online financial aid sites to get more information in the meantime.
- Stay organized: Juniors and seniors make a schedule of your deadlines.