Where to Start with College Applications

At times, college applications can look quite intimidating. They just seem like an endless amount of questions to be asked to students, even if maybe all they really want to know is what your grades and SAT scores are. But the application process is so much more than just that. It’s an audition for something that will determine many future aspects of your life so you had better be prepared.

The first thing you want to do is a college search on a site like College Board. This will allow you to pick and choose certain criteria so you can see which schools fit exactly what you want and where you want to go. There isn’t a more comprehensive site out there that will tell you as much about as many places as the College Board. The only thing is that they usually only tell very general information about schools. You have to go more in depth to find exactly what every school that you’re going to apply to is like.

You have to go to each school’s own website to find exactly what every school has to offer in certain departments. General sites like the College Board will only tell you what programs schools have, not what quality they are and that can make or break your college experience. There’s no point in enrolling in a chemical engineering program if it’s terrible. You might as well not do it at all.

College websites are generally some of the most expansive on the internet. They have sites for all of their majors and many of their clubs and activities. You can see just how certain groups operate and how they conduct business. Facebook can also be used for activities like this as most groups and programs out there have some sort of presence on the number one social network.

Through both general sites like College Board and more specific school websites you can see what exactly every single school is offering in nearly every program out there. While it’s hard to really get a feel for what a school’s like without actually ever going there, the Internet has really made it so you can get some sort of idea. You no longer have to wait for the information to come to you; you go get it. Colleges have never been so easy to see without actually going to one than they are in this day and age.

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Strayer University Program offerings:
  • Accounting Concentration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting Concentration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting Emphasis (Post-master's certificate)
  • Accounting Information Systems Concentration (Master's degree)
  • Accounting Information Systems Emphasis (Post-master's certificate)
Kaplan University Online Program offerings:
  • AAS in Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Business Administration (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Criminal Justice (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Fire Science (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Fire Science (Associate Degree)
Walden University Program offerings:
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Doctor's degree)
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Master's degree)
  • Adult and Continuing Education Administration (Doctor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Doctor's degree)
  • Accounting (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Master's degree)
  • Accounting and Finance (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting and Finance (Master's degree)
  • Advertising (Bachelor's degree)
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects (Bachelor's degree)
  • Fashion Merchandising (Bachelor's degree)
  • Graphic Design (Associate Degree)
  • Graphic Design (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Associate Degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Design and Visual Communications, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • Accounting (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Master's degree)
  • Accounting & Finance (Master's degree)
  • Applied Psychology (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Associate Degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years)
  • Construction Management (Associate Degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Associate Degree)
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General (Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years)
Ottawa University Online Program offerings:
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (Master's degree)
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other (Master's degree)