After Your Acceptance
Now we're getting into unchartered territory, so here's a list of next steps to make the transition from high school to college smooth and exciting.
- First: Keep studying. Remember, your acceptance to college is conditional upon good final grades!
- Notify the other colleges that have accepted you that you've enrolled elsewhere, and thank them for their consideration.
- Make sure that your high school sends your final transcript to your college.
- Send the tuition deposit to reserve your place in the incoming class.
- Fill out all of the housing forms, including the freshman questionnaire, so that the residential life office can match you with a roommate.
- Connect with alumni and other students who have been accepted to start connecting to the college community. Often times, there are social networks created by your college that you can join even before you start.
- Start to develop good habits now, using this Time Management Checklist.
- Take the stress out of packing with this College Packing List, provided by our partners at SlugBooks.com.