The College Admissions SeriesThe College Admissions Series Step 1: Want to Get Into College? (Intro)Welcome to Study Forth! This video briefly explains what this resource is, and how it works. Step 2: What Colleges Are Looking ForThis video outlines what you should focus on in high school in order to be attractive to colleges. Step 3: Beating Standardized TestsThis video analyzes the ACT and SAT, including similarities and differences. It also provides tips and ideas on how to perform better on each test. Step 4: Researching SchoolsThis video explains the steps you should take when looking into schools for the first time. Step 5: College AthleticsThis video outlines how athletics work in each division of colleges. Step 6: Visiting SchoolsThis video helps you decide which schools to visit, and specifies what you should do – and ask about – on those visits. Step 7: What to do if You Can’t Visit A SchoolThis video suggests alternative ways to find out whether a school will be a good fit for you. Watch it even if you are able to visit some schools! Step 8: Admissions InterviewsThis video offers tips for excellent interviewing, and describes what you should expect in a college interview. Step 9: Meeting with Your CounselorThis video walks you through the benefits of meeting with your high school counselor, and what to ask while you’re there. Step 10: Narrowing SchoolsTime to start making decisions. This video explains what to look for when eliminating schools, including how many and what types of colleges to keep on your list. Step 11: Other OptionsThis video examines community college, gap years, and other options besides basic four-year universities. Step 12: Writing Admissions EssaysDon’t worry, they’re not that bad. This video sheds light on how to write an exceptional admissions essay, including what to write about and traps to avoid. Step 13: Letters of RecommendationThis video describes who to ask for a letter of recommendation, as well as when to ask and what to ask for. Step 14: Creating A College ResumeThis video includes a step-by-step walkthrough of how to make a solid college resume. Step 15: Early Action and Early DecisionThese are confusing phrases. This video breaks down exactly what “early action” and “early decision” mean, and how to apply early. Step 16: Finding Financial AidThis video looks at the financials of going to college, and describes different ways find financial aid. Step 17: Choosing Your CollegeFinally! This video outlines the five most important things to think about when making your final choice.