"Preparing for college admission and success is like training for the Olympics. It takes a lot of hard work and support."

So you're on track and you know which colleges you'd like to apply to. Now, how do you get accepted? This section will help you understand what colleges are looking for in potential students. To succeed, you need to:

1. Understand College Expectations

2. Take College Entry Tests

3. Apply to Colleges

4. Take College Placement Tests

5. Avoid Senioritis

Take the First Step | Plan in Middle School | Plan in High School
Choose a College | Get Accepted | Obtain Financial Aid |
Communicate | Survive Freshman Year |
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