STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

  • Meeting High School Graduation Requirements
  • College Entrance Exams
  • FAFSA
  • Apply to College
  • Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid
  • Orientation


College Entrance Exams

11th Grade

Most colleges and universities require an entrance exam. If you are interested in attending a 4 year institution like UNM, in or out of state you are required to submit an ACT or SAT score. If you are interested in attending CNM you will be required to take the Accuplacer exam at CNM.



Apply to College

October & November,
Senior Year

Workshop Date- October 17th, 2017 at AHS. Contact Nancy Cabrera to reserve your spot.

Steps to apply to college- Each college and university has a different process of admission. Most universities and colleges require three things:

  • An application
  • An official transcript
  • A college exam test score (ACT, SAT or Accuplacer)

Admissions & Financial Aid

December 1,
Senior Year

It is important to communicate with the Financial Aid and Admission department.

The most important question to ask is, “Am I missing anything?”

Have you...

  • Checked high school credits?
  • Completed FAFSA?
  • Applied to college?

If not, contact Hacia or an AHS Career Counselor.


    Keep an eye out!

    You should receive an email from your college or university.

    Financial Aid

    March & April,
    Senior Year


    Orientation

    May, Senior Year

    Make sure to register for orientation before summer! Orientation is key to ensuring a smooth transition to college.