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Basic Vocabulary to know for your College Application

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High School Seniors are considered incoming freshmen, working towards their first college degree.

 

  1. Undergraduate programs follow high school and lead to an Associate (two-year) degree or a Bachelor (four-year) degree.

  2. Associates Degree: a two-year program, usually obtained from a community college, that either leads to a specific vocation or transitions to a bachelor program at a 4-year university.

  3. Bachelor’s Degree- a four-year program where students earn credits in a wide variety of courses to satisfy graduation & degree requirements within a specific professional field. 

  4. The majority of Utah seniors applying to Utah colleges are Utah residents (you and your family live in Utah. You will pay 'In-State' tuition. Staying in Utah may save you a lot of money!

  5. Even with some concurrent enrollment college credits, you will be an incoming freshman.

  6. Early Decision is binding-you MUST attend that college.

  7. Early Action  is non-binding-you just receive early response to your application.

Important dates for seniors 2024_Page_1_

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