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Miscellaneous

100

A fee that is paid for instruction in college
What is tuition?

100

A copy of your official record of grades and courses from time of entrance to the end of the latest semester.
What is a transcript?

100

A plan that allows students to begin college work after their junior year of high school
What is early admission?

100

Earned when a college student completes requirements
What is a degree?

100

Institutions of higher learning that are supported by state and local taxes
What are public colleges and universities?

200

Money awarded for achievement, skills, talents, or financial need
What is a scholarship?

200

A course needed for graduation credit, but not a specific major requirement.
What is an elective?

200

When colleges notify applicants of acceptance or rejection during the first semester of senior year
What is early decision?

200

A secondary field of study that usually complements someone major 
What is a minor?

200

A college student who has not yet received a bachelor's degree
What is an undergraduate?

300

Money borrowed from a bank or institution for the purpose of attending college
What is a loan?

300

As accepted applicants decide to attend other colleges, a school will offer placement to students on this list.
What is a waiting list?

300

An admission decision that does not have definite deadline and accepts application throughout the year. 
What is rolling admission?

300

Your main area of study in college
What is a major?

300

The building that students who live on campus stay in
What is a dorm?

400

The form used to file for financial aid for college
What is FAFSA (Free application for federal student aid)?

400

Courses, test scores, and/or grade level that must be completed before taking a specific course.
What are prerequisites?

400

Complete record of all courses and grades earned
What is Cumulative or Permanent Record?

400

A 4-year college degree
What is a bachelor's degree (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science)

400

The person who helps you choose your classes and makes sure you are on track to graduate 
What is academic adviser?

500

Money given to students based solely on financial need that you do not have to repay. 
What is a grant?

500

Courses selected from several departments required for a college degree.
What are general education (Gen. Ed.) requirements?

500

A college student who is enrolled in 12 units of study per semester.
What is a full-time student?

500

A 2-year (usually community) college degree
What is an Associate Degree?

500

The type of tuition you will be asked to pay if you attend a public or state college outside of the state you live in. 
What is out-of- state tution