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Must a student have certain grades or marks to be considered for admission?
The Admissions Committee recognizes that schools vary by size, academic program and grading policies, so they do not have rigid grade requirements. Colleges do seek students who achieve at a high level, and most admitted students rank in the top 10-15 percent of their graduating classes.

100

how much are costs going to increase the last 3 years?
freshman year colleges give you money and they pay for some supplies but the last 3 years they may give you less money.

100

How do students send their score to colleges?
Every time students register for the SAT, they can send up to four free score reports to colleges or scholarship programs. Additional score reports can be ordered online, by mail or by phone.

100

How do I go about asking for recommendations?
If you have a good relationship with one or two of your teachers, they will be happy to write you a recommendation. The key is to give plenty of advance notice - at least three weeks - so they won't have to scramble to get your recommendation done.

100

What should i do after i`m done with college?
you should do what you study for, and try to get learn more about things.

200

How many colleges should I apply to and when should i start applying?
Five to eight colleges is the recommended number. They should all be colleges you’d be happy to attend. It’s good to apply to some colleges that you they are likely admit you.Most people apply their senior year.

200

Should I work while I’m attending college?how does it make school harder?
Students who attempt to juggle full-time work and full-time studies may have difficulty completing their academic programs. However, students who choose to work a moderate amount often do better academically.

200

What does the writing section of the SAT measure and what does the test concist of?
The SAT writing section measures a student's ability to develop and express ideas clearly and effectively. It consists of multiple-choice questions and a student-written essay.

200

What types of questions should I ask on campus tours?
ask for personal things about each place so you can get insight into what it's really like to be a student at that school.

200

should i stop studying after i`m done with college?
its never bad to keep learning about new things, so you should always try to learn more.

300

Should I even bother applying to colleges I don’t think I can afford?
Absolutely. Remember that after financial aid packages are determined, most students will pay far less than the "sticker price" listed on the college website.

300

How many college students get financial aid and in what forms?
About two-thirds of full-time undergraduate college students receive some type of financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, loans or work-study.

300

what is the best way to prepare for the SAT?
The SAT measures what students have learned in school and their ability to succeed in college-level courses. The best way to get ready for the SAT is to do well in school, take challenging courses, study hard and read as much as possible. There are no tricks or shortcuts to preparing for the SAT.

300

How can I prepare for a college interview?
Prepare answers to basic questions about your strengths and weaknesses, your interests and future goals, why you're applying to a particular school, etc. Practice interviewing and being interviewed by a friend, asking each other standard as well as surprise questions so you'll get comfortable thinking on your feet.

300

is it really worth it to go to college?how?
yes it is.Going to college makes life a lot easier than if you don`t.You can give your kids a better life.

400

Should I use an online or a paper application?
Check with the college to see which is preferred. Most colleges prefer online applications because they are easier to review and process.

400

how much money is use a year in financial aid?
There are billions of dollars of financial aid available to students who need help paying for college.

400

How do colleges compare SAT scores to ACT scores?
Admission officers receive SAT scores from some applicants and ACT scores from others and need a way to compare the two. College Board and ACT looked at the scores of hundreds of thousands of students who had taken both tests, and compare them.

400

How can I stay organized throughout the college process?
Keep separate digital and physical folders of paperwork for each school to which you're applying.

400

is it possible to make a difference in the world with what you learned in college?
anything is possible you just have to really want it and try your hardest.

500

what percent of the people in U.S go to community colleges? and what is the largest age group that goes.
More than 40 percent of U.S. undergraduate students attend community colleges. Students who are 18 to 24 years old make up the largest age group.

500

how do i apply for scholarships? and where?
there are many ways you can apply for scholarship. If you got to collegeboard.com you will see what you need to do apply for them.

500

Do you have to pay to take the test? and if you do how much is it?
The registration fee to take the SAT during the 2011-12 school year is $49. Fee waivers for both the SAT and the SAT Subject Test are available for high school students in the United States.

500

What do colleges look for in potential students?
Grades, test scores, and extracurricular involvement are all important to admissions officers to varying degrees. But ultimately, colleges want to know what sets you apart from other applicants.

500

can people not go to college and have a life just like a person that did go?
yes but it is harder if you do not go to college.

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