Steps include submitting the application and transcripts, applying for financial aid, taking the academic skills assessment, meeting with an advisor, attending orientation, and showing proof of immunization. …
By Shaun Connolly    |
Tips include exploring the differences between the tests, taking practice tests for each, and making a test preparation plan. …
By Travis Minor    |
A Senior Associate Director of Admissions answers questions including how admissions offices handle missed or swapped classes, how students can be the best applicants, and how this year's deferrals may impact next year's admissions. …
By Andrew Carter    |
Options include community college, trade schools, technology programs, and gap years. …
By Mary Rubenis    |
Three first-generation college students share how they chose a college, what they're most looking forward to in college, how COVID-19 has changed their process, and advice for other first-generation college students. …
By Ajea Stupart    |
Suggestions include preparing to take the PSAT, taking virtual college tours, determining classes you need to take, finding out GPA requirements for colleges, chatting with others about their college experience, and talking to your parents about college financing.…
By Shaun Connolly    |
Learn about JROTC, how it got started, what kinds of classes students take in the program, and how the skills you learn can assist you even if you don't plan on joining the military. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Social media can be great for research, connecting with admitted students, and getting an authentic glimpse of campus life, but it's important to consider privacy and appropriateness as well. …
By Sara Calvert-Kubrom    |
MEFA offers resources to help including increased webinar offerings, one-on-one appointments with a College Planning Team member, guidance via social media, and articles, videos, calculators, timelines, and blog posts on our website. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
This practice is unethical because it's deceitful, it's unfair to the college, and it's unfair to other applicants, especially those who are on the waitlist. …
By Lindsay Rosenman    |