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College Counseling Forms
|Below are the forms that will be used in your college counseling process. They are in Microsoft Word format so that you may download them, fill them in and return them by e-mail to Sharon.Vann@unt.edu|
|Parent Assessment Form||Personal Information Summary||Peer Reference Form|
|Due by June 30th |
This form should be completed by the parents. You should download the form, fill in the blanks, save and return by email. When you save the form, use the following format:
|Due by June 10th |
This should be completed by the student. Please take your time, consider your answers, and be honest with yourself and us. Save it in the following format:
The PI indicates that it is a Personal Information Summary form. The rest is your last name, first name and middle initial (if applicable).
|Due by April 30th |
This should be completed by a friend of the student. Ask a friend to open the form, complete it, save it and return it by e-mail. It should be saved in the following format:
The PR indicates that it is a Peer Reference Form. The rest is your last name and first name.
|Parent Assessment.doc||Personal Info.doc||Peer Reference.doc|
|I Statement Form||Essay Questions||Guidelines for Applications|
|Due by April 30th
This form should be completed by the student. Once you have completed the form please save it in the following format:
Using your last name, then first name and the #25 will help us identify the document as your I Statement form.
|This year, for the first time, there are hard word limits for the Common Application Essay. Please go to Common App to see the questions and the guidelines. WORK ON THESE THIS SUMMER! Do not wait until September to begin them.
The Apply Texas essay questions are available as well. Go look at a sample application at Apply Texas to look at the essay prompts. Remember that these are only the base questions – there may be more for your particular major or for particular scholarships. If you are applying to Texas A&M or UT Austin, COMPLETE ESSAY QUESTION C – even though it says it is optional.
|College Application Process Presented at Junior Seminar by Sharon Vann|
|I Statement.doc||Guidelines for College Applications|
Letters of Recommendation
Are you wondering how to ask your professors for letters of recommendations? Are you wondering how to go about asking them? Click on the link to see a sample letter that you may use when asking for letters from your instructors. Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks when requesting recommendations from anyone.
You should also remember to send thank you notes to anyone you have asked letters of recommendations from. Just a simple note of appreciation informing them of the college or university that you have decided to attend.
Here are samples of two academic resumes. These are just examples to get you started. You may use any format you wish. Try to keep the resume to no more than 2 pages.