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Applying for College


Your college selection process is important and applying for college can be an overwhelming process. Your school counselor and career coach are there to help you, so pay them a visit.

What to look for in a college:

  • Types
  • Programs offered
  • Location
  • Size
  • Student/Teacher ratio
  • Financial aid options
  • Extracurricular programs

Choose a college that fits you!

Types of Colleges »

List of Colleges and Universities in Virginia »

Application Process

Many colleges have adopted a “green” initiative by creating online admissions applications; however, there are some that still accept paper applications. To figure out the best way to apply, visit your preferred colleges’ admissions websites.

Common materials you may have to submit with your application:

  • Application fee payment or waiver form
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official Test Scores (SAT/ACT)
  • Essay or personal statement
  • Recommendation letters

*Application fee waivers – contact your school counselor or preferred college admissions office to see if you qualify.

Visit your preferred colleges’ websites or contact their admissions offices for more application information.

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