College Application Night. The American School of Madrid September 10, 2009, 7:00 p.m. Purpose. Review application process, step by step Discuss the components of the application Review testing dates and options Briefly introduce financial support options for US and non-US citizens
The American School of Madrid
September 10, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
A college isn’t a trophy, it’s a match.
(USC Counselor Newsletter, Spring 2009)
Locate the applications for each school on your list. E.g.
Make note of application deadlines.
Prepare a resume
Ask 2 to 3 teachers for letters of recommendation
Wednesday, October 14 – college essay and Selectividad workshops for seniors.
Request that test scores be sent to the colleges and universities
Both are available on-line
College deadline: November 1
ASM deadline: October 5
College deadline: January 1, 10 or 15
ASM deadline: November 23 (Monday before Thanksgiving)
University of California deadline: November 30
ASM deadline: November 9
Similar to the US college essay in that it aims to present a picture of you that is not otherwise visible in the application.
Different in that the personal statement is meant to be a more direct position statement about why you are applying to the UK, for that particular program, and what makes you a good candidate.
ASM deadline isOctober 5
All other completed UK applications are due in the Guidance Office by
From The College Board: