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How early should I start working on my college applications?

Hey guys! I'm a junior and want to get a head start on my college applications, but I'm not sure when the best time to start would be. Should I start working on them now, or wait until the summer before senior year? I'd appreciate any help you can provide. Thank you!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're thinking about college applications early. Starting earlier can definitely help reduce stress later on. While you don't need to dive into the full application process just yet, there are some things you can do as a junior to prepare. First, make a list of colleges you're interested in and start researching their specific admission requirements. This will help you understand what you need to focus on in terms of grades, extracurricular activities, and standardized tests. Additionally, it's a good idea to begin brainstorming and outlining potential essay topics. You can start working on your personal statement and essays during the summer before your senior year, as most colleges release their essay prompts around that time. Just remember to stay organized and plan your time wisely, so you can balance your college application process with enjoying your senior year. Best of luck!

10 months ago

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