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Five Easy Ways to Win Your College Application

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Author: 
Sarah Freske ’18
Publication date: 
December 12, 2017

Wondering how to make the most of your application to Morris? We've got you covered, with a list of application pro tips from a student who's been in your shoes.

  1. Start the Application Today: The sooner you begin your application, the sooner you'll receive your admission decision! With the priority deadline approaching, start the application today to make sure you're considered for competitive and automatic scholarships. To make it easier, your application for admission to Morris also serves as your scholarship application!
  2. Be Proud: What high-school experiences make you unique? Be sure to include any honors you've received as well as volunteer experience, extracurricular activities, and community involvement.
  3. Be Honest: Sometimes life takes inconvenient turns, and that can have an impact on academic performance. That's okay! The application offers an opportunity to explain extenuating circumstances that might have affected your high school experience.
  4. Proofread: Read through your application one last time to make sure all information is correct and that you haven't excluded anything important. Most importantly, make sure your name and contact information is right!
  5. Complete the Application by December 15: Don't wait! Submit your application today.