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2 years ago
Juniors

when should i start making my college list?
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@Jweaver2 years ago

The earlier the better. As you look at more schools you will learn what is a better fit for you and find a several schools that are target, reach, and likely for acceptance.

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2 years ago

From my experience, the junior year's summer is the perfect time to start making the list.

-You would have a general idea of your GPA, since it won't change that much.

-You would be able to apply EA/ED y-ou would have a lot of time to write the essays.

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2 years ago

Hello!

I would also recommend making your list during your junior year. In doing so, you will have the time to visit the campus, look at finances, majors, and extracurriculars. Once you have a general list, which you can actually create here on CollegeVine or College Board, you should compile a list of questions and start brainstorming your essays. The essay brainstorming should likely happen during the summer between your junior and senior year. Don't start last minute because it really becomes stressful as I made the same mistake. Hope this helps.

Good luck!

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