Esteban, UCSB

Class of 2011, College Junior


10 Tips About Getting into College:

  • Study, enjoy reading, learn to like it.
  • Manage your time well. Make a schedule and keep to it!!!
  • Money...not really an issue. There is  always a solution.
    FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid).
  • Be friends with high school teachers. They will
    really help and guide you.
  • Don't procrastinate...Keep up-to-date with work
    and studying.
  • Get involved in anything and everything. It
    all pays off in the end. Join clubs, organizations, 
    sports, etc.
  • Take as many AP (Advanced Placement) courses.
    Take them seriously because they will prepare you
    or college/university.
  • Be open-minded; listen to everything before you
    make a final decision or pick a side; they might
    "open your eyes" to a new perspective.
  • Have fun! Work, study, go to class, exercise, but
    also spend time taking a break, go to parties, go
    out with friends, and have a balanced life.
  • Read, read, read! Learn to enjoy reading.