You have the option to apply "Early Action" or "Early Decision" at many schools. These can be used to boost your application - if used strategically.
In this post, we'll help you understand financial aid when applying to colleges so you can: understand your EFCapply to colleges that will be a good financial fitgraduate from college debt-free! Know your EFC What's an EFC?EFC stands for Estimated Family ContributionThis is the amount of money the school/government expects your family to pay each … Continue reading Financial aid basics
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Applying to College How do I know what schools to apply to? This post has some resources to get you startedTalk to your counselor, teachers, friendsAsk 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? Not every … 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, guides for applying to college, and scholarships for students who are undocumented. This … 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 things to think about as you make that decision.