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Rita Neumann

Applying to College in (15 Easy) GIFs

It’s junior or senior year. You’re almost out of high school… Almost.

Follow these 15 steps for applying to college, then let the Senioritis begin!

(If this post looks familiar, it’s because it’s our first on Magoosh Buzzfeed!)


1. Taking the SAT/ACT


2. Writing your admissions essays


3. Asking for recommendation letters


4. Picking your intended major


5. Picking your safety schools


6. Picking your target schools


7. Picking your reach schools


8. Filling out applications


9. Pressing “Submit”


10. Filling out the FAFSA


11. Applying for scholarships


12. When people ask you, “How’s senior year going?”

First Semester


Second Semester


13. Waiting to hear back


14. Getting rejection letters


15. Getting acceptance letters!

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About Rita Neumann

Rita creates fun, inspiring, and educational resources that introduce students to Magoosh and help them prep for their exams. She earned both her BA and Master of Pacific International Affairs from UC San Diego, where she also studied Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Rita loves education and marketing, just as much as she loves vinyasa yoga and baking chocolate chip cookies.

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