College Application Camp booklet ~ lots of college application material attached

College Application Camp booklet ~ lots of college application material attached

College Application Camp

Table of Contents:


Agenda for College Application Camp                                                                          Pages 4-5

What our College Application Camp IS and What it is NOT…!                               Pages 6-7

Exercise—Narrowing Down College Choices (aka North

Carolina 4-Year Public University “Bingo”)                                                    Pages 8-10

Average GPA’s and ACT Scores of Admitted Students                                             Page 11

Exercise—“Think Like a College Admissions Officer”                                               Pages 12-13

How Colleges Make Admissions Decisions – By Craig Fulton                                Pages 14-15

University-Specific Information                                                                                     Pages 16-43

App State – Pages 16-17                East Carolina—Pages 17-18          Elizabeth City State – Pages 18-19

Fayetteville State – Pages 20-21 NC A&T -- Pages 21-22                   NC Central -- Pages 23-24

NC School of the Arts – Pages 24-25         NC State -- Page                s25-26   UNC Asheville – Pages 27-28

UNC Chapel Hill -- Pages 28-29   UNC Charlotte – Pages 30-31       UNC Greensboro – Pages 31-32

UNC Pembroke -- Pages 32-34    UNC Wilmington – Pages 34-35  Western Carolina – Pages 35-36

Winston-Salem State – Pages 36-38          OTHER Universities – Pages 38-43                                            

Narrowing Down Your College Choices                                                                        Page 44

Writing a Resume                                                                                                               Pages 45-51

The Importance of a Writing “Brag Sheet”                                                                 Pages 52-56

Interviewing Skills/Talking to a College Admissions Officer                                   Page 57

“Speed-Dating” Style Event with College Admissions Officers                              Pages 58-59

Writing a College Admissions Essay                                                                              Page 60-70

Recommendation Letters                                                                                                            Pages 71-73

How to Pay for College                                                                                                     Page 74-77

Standardized Tests: SAT and ACT                                                                                  Page 78

“Let’s Apply” to One or Two Colleges                                                                           Page 79-80

Parting Words from the College Application Camp Organizers                            Page 81