Understanding the College Application Timeline


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

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1. _____ lets a student get accepted early, but requires that they commit to attending the college if they get accepted.

2. _____ lets a student get accepted early, and does _____not_____require a commitment to attend the college.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz asks you to name several types of college applications, as well as other factors in the process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is to see whether you can recognize:

  • The term for the process when a student tries to get into a college
  • The early application types that do and do not require students to commit to attend the college
  • Good things for applicants to do in the college application process
  • When to finish applications

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the college application process
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired about types of college applications
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge to correctly answer questions about the best way to approach the college application process

Additional Learning

Need to know more? Watch the lesson called How to Navigate the College Application Process, which covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize the types of deadlines in the college application process
  • Differentiate between Early Action and Early Decision deadlines
  • Know ways to organize deadlines