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BHS College Guide Book A MAP TO THE FUTURE

POST-HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS.................................................................................................................1

COLLEGE & CAREER RESOURCES..............................................................................................................2

COLLEGE PLANNING TIMELINE........................................................................................................... 3-6

COLLEGE SEARCH

High School Curriculum & Requirement...................................................................................................7

Create Your College List..............................................................................................................................8

Reach, Target, Safety...................................................................................................................................9

Narrow Your List....................................................................................................................................... 10

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Types of Applications................................................................................................................................ 11

5 Steps to Completing Your College Apps......................................................................................... 11-12

Admissions Plans...................................................................................................................................... 13

The College Essay / Personal Statement................................................................................................ 13

The High School Resume......................................................................................................................... 14

Letters of Recommendation.................................................................................................................... 15

College Entrance & Placement Exams............................................................................................... 16-17

College Entrance Exam Schedule............................................................................................................ 17

Transcripts................................................................................................................................................. 18

College Admission Interview Tips........................................................................................................... 19

FINANCIAL AID.................................................................................................................................... 20-21

FAQs ........................................................................................................................................................... 22

WEB RESOURCES...................................................................................................................................... 23

USEFUL FORMS

Application Organizational Chart............................................................................................................ 24

Sample Student Resume.......................................................................................................................... 25

Teacher Recommendation Questionnaire........................................................................................ 26-27

Parent Survey............................................................................................................................................ 28

Profile for Barrington 220

College Guidebook 2019-2020  

College Guidebook 2019-2020