Online Classroom: Ready for College?

There are a huge variety of colleges and universities to choose from.  Some are in cities, some are in small towns.  Some are very large, some are much smaller.  There are many things to consider when looking for the college that is the right fit for YOU.

Things to think about when you begin your search:

  1. Think about what would be a good fit for you based criteria like choice of majors, size, locations, cost, selectivity, student life, and other campus opportunities that may be important to you.  The search sites will help your narrow your choices.
  2. Visit a campus.  Many colleges offer virtual tours that you and your family can take from home.
  3. Take a look at Admissions sites to see what colleges are looking for. What can you be doing now to prepare?
  4. Familiarize your self with the admission application process so you are ready to go.

GETTING READY FOR COLLEGE  UW HELP: YOUR GUIDE TO THE COLLEGE PROCESS

WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGES    BIGFUTURE:  FIND THE RIGHT COLLEGE FOR YOU

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How you are going to pay for college is an important part of finding the college that is the right fit.  There is money out there to help you go to college. The government, colleges, and, private organizations offer financial aid to help you pay for college.

 LEAP FORWARD FINANCIAL AID OVERVIEW VIDEO

HOW FINANCIAL AID WORKS  FINANCIAL AID CAN HELP YOU AFFORD COLLEGE

FILLING OUT THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)  GET HELP COMPLETING THE FAFSA!

UW-MADISON OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

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Are you a future Badger?  For many students attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison can open doors to exceptional learning opportunities, engaging research, finding a community, and preparing for their future.  On, Wisconsin!

TOUR THE CAMPUS FROM HOME!  TOUR RESIDENCE HALLS FROM HOME!  ATTEND A CAMPUS EVENT FROM HOME!  UW-MADISON OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS AND RECRUITMENT

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