Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18Consider completing a Common Application The Common App is accepted at 500+ colleges. If you’re applying to two or more of these colleges, you could save yourself hours of work by using the Common App. If you need a recommendation... Tell the person writing the recommendation 1) when it needs to be completed; 2) what information should be included; 3) what to do with the recommendation once it’s written. Be sure to give anyone writing a recommendation plenty of time. Work with your counselor All applications require a high school transcript, and most have sections for your counselor to complete. Follow your school’s procedures, and give your counselor plenty of time to complete the required documents. Make copies of all applications Before you submit an application, make a copy, and note the date it was submitted. Complete Applications  Follow the directions and answer every question.  Include all achievements, activities, honors, and awards.  Use correct spelling and punctuation.  Have someone else proofread your application before you submit it. To submit an impressive application: Fall is the time to start completing applications. 9