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Step Up to College Tips

July Step Up to College Tips for Success!  

Rising College Freshmen

  • If you haven't done so yet, download the FREE Step Up to College mobile app via the iPhone App Store or Google Play.
  • Regularly check your college portal, email, and mail to meet all deadlines for class registration, orientation registration, payments, placement testing, and housing requests. 
  • Purchase your dorm needs if you will be living on campus. 
  • Check on your medical insurance coverage at school and provide any information your college needs, such as your vaccination records. 
  • Make sure your final transcript from high school have been sent to your college. 

Rising Seniors

  • If you haven't done so yet, download the FREE Step Up to College mobile app via the iPhone App Store or Google Play.
  • Register for a fall SAT or ACT test. 
  • Use the FAFSA4Caster to estimate your college costs. 
  • Start working on your Common Application. The 2017-2018 Common Application will open on August 1.  

Rising Sophomores and Juniors 

Rising Freshmen