A huge congratulations to all of our 2018 students who have now graduated high school! It is a huge accomplishment and we are so, so proud of each and every one of you. 💖 Can you do these two things for us? read the Pre-College Checklist infographic below. we'll be making more detailed blog posts … Continue reading Yleana Pre-College Checklist
Applying to College How do I know what schools to apply to? This post has some resources to get you started Talk to your counselor, teachers, friends Ask us - we have Yleana alums at schools around the country who would be willing to answer any questions you have Do all schools have shadowing/fly-in programs? … Continue reading College Application and Decision FAQs
Here are some tips to help you get the best recommendation letters you can! Choose people you have a good relationship with Tell them that you'd be honored if they could write a letter of recommendation for you Explain why you are asking that person specifically - what about the relationship you share is important … Continue reading How to: ask for letters of recommendation
Financial aid can be tricky for students who are undocumented. If you are undocumented, you cannot apply for the FAFSA but you can apply for the CSS profile. You may refer to the links below for helpful resources on schools to select and guides for applying to college as an undocumented student. This is a … Continue reading Resources for Undocumented Students
It's easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to decide which colleges you want to apply to. Here are some characteristics to think about as you make that decision: Size of college How large do you want your classes to be? What resources are important to you to have in a college? Do you mind if … Continue reading Building your college list
Yleana has lots of resources available to help you think about and apply to scholarships. We know it can be overwhelming to sort through all of the informations and scholarship lists online, so we have put together spreadsheets with scholarships, colleges, and college programs that have a proven track record of helping students like Yleana's. … Continue reading Scholarships, college lists, and other resources
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