The college application process can feel like navigating through a maze. With countless forms to fill out, essays to write, and deadlines to meet, it can become overwhelming. But fear not, EHS students! We’ve broken down the process to help you decode and conquer your college applications.
Preparing for college is an exciting time in a young person’s life, and it can be even more exciting when they get to experience college courses while they are in high school. Participating in dual enrollment in order to earn college credits while you’re in high school is a great way to get a feeling for the level of work college will require.
At Excel High School, students have the choice to choose from over 20 ACE college courses that will apply to both high school and to ACE colleges.
You’ve been making plans about what you’re going to do after high school for a while now, and it’s finally time to apply to college. The last year of high school is a whirlwind, with the time seeming to pass faster than any other year of your life so far. When it comes to applying for colleges, you don’t want that time to catch up with you, so here are some important tips from Excel High School for getting your college applications, essays, and letters of recommendations in time and in top shape.
If you’re not familiar with Common App, then here’s a great chance to check it out. Using Common App, students can apply to over 900 different colleges and universities using a “common app” online. One of the great aspects of Common App is that you can also submit answers to essay prompts for your selected schools to view. Giving them a sample of your writing, your way of thinking, and a peek into who you are is a wonderful opportunity to help your application stand out.
It’s never too early to prepare for college. Think about the past four years of your life. How quickly did they fly by? The four years you will spend in high school will go by even more quickly, so here’s a guide to help you start preparing for college early, so that you don’t get […]
College admission parameters are changing. In the past, standardized test scores were an important part of a student’s application. Today, many colleges are no longer requiring applicants to submit either SAT or ACT scores. In fact, Insider.com has published a list of 27 colleges that do not require standardized test scores, and FairTest (The National […]