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There are several steps that are common to almost every college application. For most college applications, you’ll need to:
Graduate school applications have similar steps, but different tests and requirements. Boston-area students can get in-person help for both college and graduate applications at our College Planning Centers.
Many colleges have their own application form, but nearly 500 accept the Common Application, a single form designed to make the application process simpler.
After you’ve been accepted, learn how to understand your financial aid award letter.