College Application Kickoff 2019 - Tuesday, July 23rd at TMHS

 

 

College Application Overview

Essay Writing Tips

 

Apply Texas/ Common App

1:30 - 2:30 PM

LGI

Library

Apply Texas - Room 1401

2:30 - 3:30 PM

LGI

Library

Common App - Room 1401

 

3:30 – 4:00 PM Break – Visit with college reps at their tables

 

College Application Overview

Essay Writing Tips

Apply Texas/ Common App Workshop

4:00 – 5:00 PM

LGI

Library

Apply Texas - Room 1401

5:00 – 6:00 PM

LGI

Library

Common App - Room 1401

 

College Admissions Process Presentation - Parents may attend

Kelly Tallerine, Texas State University

Our Texas State University representative will discuss the 4 year college admissions process including information for students who plan to transfer to a 4 year university after starting at a community college.   She will also review the online tools you can use to determine how your dual credit/AP credits transfer.

Students only please

Essay Writing Tips

Brandon Mack, Associate Director of Admission for Rice University

Essays are required in the application process to many selective schools and scholarships. The essay is only one part of the application, but it is one of the few parts where you can really set yourself apart from all the other applicants.  Come learn how write your best essay.

 

College Application Platforms – Check the list of colleges you are applying to to see what application portal those schools use. You may attend both sessions if needed.

Apply Texas

Nick Terrell, Stephen F. Austin University

Apply Texas is the common application portal for all Texas public universities and two year schools plus many private colleges and universities. You will learn how to start your application and tips for successful completion.

https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX

Common App

Tiffani Hoot, University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Common App is another application portal that many private and out-of-state universities use. You will learn how to start your application and tips for successful completion. Click on the link to see what institutions use this platform.

https://www.commonapp.org/explore-colleges