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Apply Texas
ApplyTexas was created through a collaborative effort between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the colleges and universities represented on the site. The goal of the project is to offer a centralized means for both Texas and non-Texas students to apply to the many outstanding postsecondary institutions available in Texas.

On ApplyTexas you can accomplish a multitude of tasks including:

  • Apply for admission to any Texas public university, as well as to participating community and private colleges.
  • Apply for undergraduate, international and graduate admission.
  • Copy a submitted application to another institution.
  • Submit your application essays online.
  • Apply for scholarships from participating universities.
  • Search for and view both general and university specific information.
 
Please read through the informational pages of this website before you begin using this site.

https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
 
Getting In Podcast
 
Getting In is a real-time podcast following a diverse group of New York–area high school seniors through the exhilarating and harrowing process of applying to college. Over the next school year, the show will chronicle all the important steps along the way, from applications to (we hope) acceptances.

It’s hosted by Julie Lythcott-Haims, the former dean of freshmen at Stanford University and author of How to Raise an Adult.

http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/getting_in/2015/09/getting_in_a_podcast_about_applying_to_college.html
 
The ACT
 
The ACT® is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students’ academic readiness for college. The ACT is the capstone of our College and Career Readiness System.

http://www.actstudent.org/

SAT College Board
 
The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are designed to assess your academic readiness for college. These exams provide a path to opportunities, financial support, and scholarships, in a way that's fair to all students. The SAT and SAT Subject Tests keep pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century.

https://sat.collegeboard.org/home
 
The Common Application

The Common Application is a not-for-profit, member organization committed to the pursuit of access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process.

Click here for a list of schools that take the Common Application.

http://www.commonapp.org/
 
QuestBridge

QuestBridge is a powerful platform bridging the nation's brightest, under-served youth and leading institutions of higher education and further opportunities. We are an aggregator of excellence. QuestBridge provides a single, internet-based meeting point which links exceptional students with colleges, scholarship providers, enrichment programs, employers, and organizations seeking students who have excelled despite obstacles. By facilitating these exchanges, QuestBridge aims to increase the percentage of talented low-income students attending the nation's best universities and the ranks of national leadership itself.

http://www.questbridge.org/about-questbridge/mission-a-vision
 
Own the Dream (Unete al Sueno)

Own the DREAM is a national campaign to help aspiring Americans brought to this country as children take advantage of the opportunity to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and work permits. The campaign will join the resources of United We Dream and its partners to offer assistance to a significant number of the hundreds of thousands of DREAMers eligible for this opportunity to stay in America to complete their education and contribute to the economy.

http://www.weownthedream.org/
 
United We Dream

United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. UWD's powerful nonpartisan network is made up of over 100,000 immigrant youth and allies and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states. UWD organizes and advocates for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.

http://unitedwedream.org/

TASFA - Texas Application for State Financial Aid

If you are a foreign student or non-citizen, you may be eligible to be classified as a Texas resident for tuition purposes. If so, you may also be eligible to receive state financial aid through TASFA.

http://www.aie.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-aid/a-quick-guide-to-the-texas-application-for-state-financial-aid.cfm
 
FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, their 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. They are proud to sponsor millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.

https://fafsa.ed.gov/

GI Bill Benefits Comparison Tool

Whether you want to apply your GI Bill benefits to college classes or an on-the-job training program, this tool will help you make the most of them.

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