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Further Tips & Suggestions

There are plenty of actions, both large and small, that you can take to help prepare your child to attend a selective college or university.

Students should be in contact with college admissions offices during the application process, but it’s okay and even appropriate for families and guardians to have their own questions, too. Don’t hesitate to contact college offices if you have questions about financial aid or merit scholarships, campus safety and support, or job placement rates and internship opportunities.

I’ve wanted to go to UChicago since I was very young.”

—Christian Palacios, Class of ’17, Public Policy and Philosophy

Your support, encouragement, and involvement during this process are invaluable to both yourself and your child.

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