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When should I start working on my college applications?

Hi all, I'm a junior in high school and I'm wondering when I should start working on my college applications. Is it too early to start now, or should I wait until senior year? Thanks for your help!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're thinking about college applications early. Generally, it's a good idea to start working on your applications during the summer before your senior year. This gives you plenty of time to research colleges, work on your essays, and gather any necessary materials before deadlines start rolling in. However, it's never too early to start preparing in other ways, like researching colleges and thinking about potential essay topics. In fact, starting now can help you feel less stressed later on. You might also want to visit some college campuses, if it's possible, to get a feel for the environment and help narrow down your choices. Remember, it's important to stay organized and create a timeline for yourself, so you don't miss any important deadlines. Best of luck!

10 months ago

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