Important Guides & Resources
COLLEGE PATHWAY, IMPORTANT CONCEPTS
This document provides a clear understanding of key concepts essential to the college application process and beyond, covering various stages up to obtaining your degree. The following list outlines the concepts elaborated within this document:
- Distinction between a College & University
- Varied admission processes for submitting a College Application (Early Decision, Early Action, Regular Decision, etc.)
- Diverse Admission Decisions for a College Application (Accepted, Deferral, Waitlist, Denial, etc.)
- Different Types of Degrees (Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral/Professional)
COLLEGE PATHWAY, RECOMMENDATION TIMELINE
The College Pathway Recommendation Timeline outlines a projected schedule of monthly tasks and activities to guide students during their senior year. It's crucial to highlight that while all tasks and activities can be customized to suit individual circumstances, this timeline comes highly recommended for those aiming to maintain organization and proactivity throughout their college preparation.
COLLEGE PATHWAY, QUESTIONS FOR RECRUITERS
This document offers a comprehensive list of inquiries that students and families can pose to recruiters regarding their respective colleges. The questions are categorized under various sections, ranging from Campus Life & Community to Financial Aid and Scholarships. While there is an abundance of potential questions to include, we've curated this list to serve as a valuable starting point for initiating meaningful conversations.
COLLEGE MATCH GRID
The College Match grid illustrates a student's competitiveness in college applications based on their GPA and SAT test scores. This tool enables students to determine which colleges would fall under the categories of Safety, Match, or Reach schools according to their academic level. We have also added the CPS, College Match List that provides over 6,00 colleges and universities in the United States along with their application competitive level.
COLLEGE APPLICATION CRITERIA
This document highlights the seven crucial criteria that colleges take into account when evaluating an application to determine whether a student should be admitted or denied.
SCHOOLINKS, UPDATING COLLEGE APPLICATION DECISIONS
This document gives you the step-by-step instructions on how to update your SchooLinks with the decisions you receive from Colleges.
SCHOOLINKS SCHOLARSHIP MATCH
This documents helps you walkthrough setting up your profile and finding scholarships in the SchooLinks Scholarship Match tool.
Below is a list of additional documents and presentations that have been shared with students and families for your reference.