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That Time as a Senior in High School

Richard Rockelmann on Friday, 09 January 2009. Posted in Advising & Support

Its hard to imagine that this time last year i was finishing up the most dreaded time of my High School Experience. Yep, you guessed it, college searching. Well you know because your probably going through it right now, lots of paper work,, SAT, ACT, a couple hundred essays to write, 100 page applications to fill out, Exc. You get the drift. 

But probably the worst thing about it all was the uncertainty of what is to come in your life. For some, this may not be an issue, but for others like me, it was terrible.

I am the kind of person that needs a plan, needs to know what is going to happen and when.  Not knowing of my future killed me. I applied to 4 colleges other than RIT, all of which rejected me. I know what you may be thinking, aww, but no, I was fine with it because I still had a chance with RIT, my first choice.  

So, my and my parents sat down and talked about the things that I can do to better my chances to get into RIT. By the way, without my mother helping me through this process id still be stuck without a school to attend. So my suggestion would be to seek help, if needed.  

We decided that I need to get a face connected with a name. I attended every open house I could, met with admissions counselors and financial aid counselors, I even had constant email contact with one counselor which without her help, like my mother I do not know where I would be. 

RIT is all about students succeeding, each and every counselor was awesome. I felt welcomed every time I visited, not one time during my application process can I say I had a bad experience.