Tips for Crafting a Strong College Application


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The process whereby a student tries to get into a college is called the _____ process.

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1. A piece of writing about the student is called the:

2. Which of the following is _____not_____ a tip for a good application?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While each college application is different, there are things most colleges think are important to a good application. This quiz/worksheet will check your understanding of the factors that lead to a strong college application.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be quizzed on:

  • Tips for crafting a good essay
  • Things you should not do on your college application
  • The best time to ask for letters of recommendation

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz lets you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information pertaining to crafting a strong college application and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding how to craft a strong college application
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about writing good college admissions essays
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tips for a strong college application

Additional Learning

To learn more about the college application process, review the accompanying lesson titled Tips for Crafting a Strong College Application. This lesson:

  • Provides general tips for a strong college application
  • Details specific tips on how to write a strong essay for the application process
  • Explains the importance of filing applications early
  • Discusses the importance of following instructions