7 Essentials for Successful College Applications
by Connie Alexander Gateway Educational Services
1. Start early – finish early. The best time to start is late August. The portals for applying to the UC System, CSU system, and The Common Application are all available.
2. Create a balanced list of schools to apply to Public Colleges (2 schools) 8,000-10,000 10,000 + Private Colleges (2 schools) Liberal Arts focus on regional Public/Reach Private (2 Schools) Outside your region (1 reach school)