How To Evaluate College Admissions Criteria


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The process of applying to college is called:

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1. Which of these is not a good place to go to for information about college admissions?

2. Which of the following is a college admissions office likely to consider most important?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you understand tips for evaluating college admissions criteria. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the components of college admissions and the purpose of a college admission essay.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The process of applying to college
  • Where to go (and where not to go) for information on college admissions
  • Components of a college admission
  • The purpose of an admission essay

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on tips for evaluating college admissions criteria
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the intent of the admissions essay and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who to contact for admissions information
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the importance of various aspects of the admission materials

Additional Learning

To learn more about college admissions, review the accompanying lesson on Tips for Evaluating College Admissions Criteria. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define college admissions
  • Identify two ways to find information about prospective colleges
  • Understand five admissions requirements most colleges look for and why each is important