College Transition

Use the following links and worksheet to make a successful transition to college




                Send your ACT scores to a college or scholarship.



SAT         Send your SAT scores to a college or scholarship.



fafsa    Get your financial aid PIN.

washboard         Apply for scholarships



College Check List: 2012-2013

A) Choose Colleges

B) Register/Take SAT              

C) Ask for Letters of Recommendation

D) Fill out College Applications

E) Essays/Personal Statements/Additional Writing Prompts

F) Complete Application Fee Waivers

G) Send Official Transcripts and SAT/ACT Scores via Registrars Office

H) Contact Colleges to make sure all application materials were received.

I)  Select and Apply to Scholarships (September – November)

J) FAFSA (January)   

              1. Apply for Student Pin                            

              2. Apply for Parent Pin                

              3. Collect Parent Income Tax Forms

              4. Attend FAFSA Orientation

              5. BOYS MUST CHECK SELECTIVE SERVICE!        


You’re Accepted! Now What?

A) Confirm your acceptance with college 

B) Create online profile at your college

C) Turn in a copy of your acceptance letter to Upward Bound

D) Submit Username and Password of college profile to Upward Bound

E) Make sure FAFSA is complete and received at your college

F) Submit all outstanding financial aid documents

G) Sign up for student support services

H) Pay for registration and housing fees

I) Choose housing and food plan

J) Register for classes

K) Take/submit MPT scores

L) Accept Financial Aid

M) Confirm scholarships will be sent to your college

N) Confirm: class schedule, housing (move in date?) text books, class fees