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30 May

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Applying for College

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You’re with your family sitting on the couch on a Friday night, relaxing, laughing, and enjoying not thinking about the list of responsibilities that come with being in your senior year of high school.

Then seconds later, your parents ask you the most stressful, nerve-wracking, and suspenseful question: “So Deanna…Where do you plan on going to college?” And for every senior, hearing and thinking about this question creates such indecisiveness in knowing where to be for the next four years.

Right: Deanna Giardina, a freshman at the Mount

However, having been through the college application process myself, it is not as hard as it seems. The best and first step is to start the application process early. Be organized, know your deadlines, and make sure you’re submitting the correct application to each school (since sometimes different schools require different applications). Pushing yourself to start taking action early will go a very long way in the future. Plus, colleges also love to see you apply early because it allows them to get a head start on the application process as well. Continue Reading