Common Application Log-in
Most nearly all institutions, your application will be submitted thru the common app. Individual schools will have supplements to complete and these are also available and submitted thru the common app website. The 2015-16 application login is available August 1, 2015 https://www.commonapp.org/Login
Applying for Financial Aid
If you are applying for financial aid, all colleges will require a FAFSA be completed at http://fafsa.gov/
Set up your account as soon as possible and then become familiar with what will be required sometime during early Winter 2015. Parents and students should complete the 2014 federal income tax as soon as possible as it is essential for incoming freshmen to submit FAFSAs during March in order to be considered for a financial aid award.
Many colleges will also require a CSS Profile. You’ll use your login at the College Board, also required to register for an send SAT, GMATs, LSAT, GRE scores.
Funding for College
Required Tests and Sending Scores
Nearly all schools accept the ACT in lieu of the SAT1. For some students, there is a preference. The SAT is a considerably longer exam. Make sure to take the ACT with Writing Sample. Some schools require you to send scores of all exams taken. Some schools will take your best combined score across several test taking.
SATIIs (Subject tests) are required at the more competitive institutions.
Advanced placement exam information www.collegeboard.org
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