The college admission application forms ask for a lot of information that your student may not have readily available.
Here’s a checklist your teen can use before he or she sits down to fill out and submit the application.
Basic Checklist for College Applications
|Social Security Number – this may or may not be required; however, if you plan to apply
for financial aid and scholarships, your SSN will need to be submitted.
|The colleges your parents attended and the dates they attended or
year of graduation.
|Names and addresses of all high schools you’ve attended including the
dates attended (Month/Year to Month/Year)
|Transcripts from all of the high schools you’ve attended.|
|Names and addresses of any college that you’ve attended. Leave “Degree Earned”
blank if you have not completed the degree program.
|ACT/SAT Test Scores, dates taken, and future dates you intend to take the tests.|
|Names of clubs and organizations in which you have been a member
during your high school years.
|Your parent’s current employer(s) and your parent’s job title.|
|The names of relatives (and their relation to you) who attended the university
you are applying to.
|Your employment history, including dates of employment (when you started and
when the job ended).