First Year Students
For first year college students, finding and applying to the college of your dreams can be an intimidating enterprise. Here are a few links to help you complete your best college application.
Most colleges still require standardized college entrance exams. Use these links for study guides and more information about the two most popular tests.
Information about the SATs: www.collegeboard.org
Information about the ACTs: www.act.org
One of the most important pieces to your application is your personal statement or college essay. Here are a couple links to help you with your writing sample.
As almost half the colleges in Vermont are using the Common Application, check it out here: www.commonapp.org
While you are working on your application, it’s a good time to be thinking about financing your college education. Here are several links with advice on completing your FAFSA and searching for scholarships.
Whether you are a Vermont resident or are from out of state, we encourage you to get connected to the Vermont State Assistance Corporation. VSAC is available for advice on scholarships, Financial Aid and college preparation.
For students coming from Foster Care, additional support is available: