What it takes to get into college: A look at the main factors considered by college admissions officers. SAT/ACT scores are just one of many factors, but parents should be aware that typically they are typically weighted more heavily for homeschoolers.
The ever-helpful team at eLearnPortal.com just posted a great infographic simplifying the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Really helpful, especially since the clock is ticking for early financial aid consideration in 2012. Check it out!
Lay out all of your info on a separate Word doc. List every single thing and then put them in the order of importance.” You can only include your top 10 activities on the Common App, you can put any extra clubs or sports in the Additional Info section to be sure that colleges know all they can about you.