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Putting our first-gen students first.

Applying to College

Guiding Questions for Researching Colleges

Choosing the right colleges to apply to is the first important step of the process! Don't waste time applying to colleges you probably won't end up attending. Check out these guiding questions to ask yourself before creating your list of colleges to send your applications to.

Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation are very important in college applications. Admissions officers really want to know what you can bring to their college, and letters of recommendation are the perfect opportunities for others to brag about you and give a better and more complete picture of why you deserve to be accepted.

Preview of the Letters of Recommendation slideshow

Personal Statements

Personal statements are a staple of college applications, so you'll probably end up writing multiple as you apply for more schools. That's why making yours stand out is so important! Follow this short guide to start brainstorming!

Preview of the Personal Statement slideshow