Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Improve your Admission Chances

Improve Your Admission Chances
Can you boost your odds of getting in? Yes!
Here are three steps you can take right now to help you become an even more impressive candidate.
    • Challenge yourself. Colleges look for successful students who seek out the most challenging courses available to them. Consider adding some AP courses to your schedule or taking a college class.
    • Get used to standardized tests. Bolster your confidence and test-taking skills: practice, practice, practice. It won't make you perfect, but it can make you a less nervous and more efficient test taker.
  • Learn to write well. Being able to deftly express your educational goals, interests, and dreams (and use proper grammar!) can tip the admission scales in your favor. If writing isn't your forte, work hard now to improve it.
Show them you can succeed.
Tell admissions officers the most important thing they want to know about you: that you're prepared to succeed in college.
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