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How to Get into College Without Taking the SAT or ACT

A way to go to college without taking the SAT or ACT is to go to a community college, then transfer to a four-year college or University. Community colleges offer open access for students who have graduated from high school or General Education Development Testing has passed. In general, community college courses that can be transferred is general education and electives. In some cases, prerequisite courses, which are necessary for a major are also transferable.

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1. Enroll in a community college for general education classes. Take advantage of their special classes to any areas where you have a weakness.

2. meet with a Community College or advisor before the term starts and tell him your future plans. Work together with him to identify two or three four-year colleges that meet your needs and interests. Research of higher education to ensure that they accept transfer students.

3. Find out about your targeted schools have articulation or transfer agreements with Community College. The agreements ensure that the courses you take at Community College will transfer to the University. Also find out whether your targeted school priority or special account to transfer students who have met specified requirements.

4. Work with your adviser to find out any degree requirements, you need to transfer. Include characters for specific classes, such as those relating to the your big, as well as the overall grade point average.

5. Students may be able to transfer credits to the assumptions taken at a community college.

Develop a training plan with your advisor. The plan will specify the courses you need to transfer and any prerequisites, you need your big. The plan will also include a time line, taking into account your skills and requirements of the school (s) you wish to attend.

6. Meet with your advisor, when a semester (or more) progress reports control. This will allow you to make the necessary changes in your training plan and ensure requirements for your targeted school (s) transfer is not changed.

Application Process

7. Apply to the schools you want to attend. Give yourself plenty of time to meet the due date application. Collect all the application requirements such as recommendations, transcripts, essays and portfolios of your work. Review your application with your advisor to make sure that everything is in order.

8. Schedule an interview with admissions counselor at your targeted school (s). While this is usually not a requirement, a conversation can make a positive impression on the admission Committee, convince them of your sincerity and help them understand the assets you want to bring to school.

9. If you have not heard from the four-year college (e) three months before the term starts, you must contact the Admissions Office.


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