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College Process Information

Junior College Planning Resources
 
 
Reading material to assist you in your research and planning from admission professionals.
 
Senior College Planning Resources
 
Please see below for the presentations and resources to assist you with your college applications.
Resources/Articles
Common Application - More than 800 colleges are members of the Common Application
 
 
Coalition Application - Approximately 140 school accept the Coalition application; most accept another application as well; HOWEVER, a handful of colleges, including University of Washington, only accepts the Coalition application
 
 
College Scorecard - The Scorecard provides the clearest, most accessible, and most reliable national data on college costs, graduation rates, typical debt levels, and post-college earnings. It is available to help students make informed choices about attending college.
 
BigFuture - Find the right college for you.
 
Grown and Flown - A great parent resource as you navigate the high school years with your teenager.
 
College Admissions Decoded Podcast -
The series examines how the college admission process works for the approximately 20 million students who apply each year, as well as challenges to the process that the Varsity Blues scandal brought to light. The series also spotlights how college access and college admission in the US can continue to make progress toward more inclusivity, transparency, and service to students. College Admissions Decoded offers a true insider's perspective on the world of college admission. NACAC leaders and members take on the profession’s hottest topics, including the recent national scandal, legacy admission, media rankings, best fit, and shifting campus demographics.
Georgia Tech Admission Blog
*A Dialogue on College
*This blog is great resource for all things college admission related! We recommend subscribing!
 
The Truth About College Admission: A Family Guide to Getting In and Staying Together
Co-authored by Georgia Tech's Director of Admission, Rick Clark, this is a "comprehensive, go-to guide for families. The expert authors,with inside knowledge from both the high school and university sides of the experience, provide critical advice, thoughtful strategies, helpful direction, and invaluable reassurance during the long and often bewildering college admission journey."