How do I apply that scholarship to my tuition? Is there any bureaucratic red tape that I need to go through? For me, the question that has been on my mind as of late is how my outside scholarships will affect my university’s financial aid package.
After spending over a year in a place where instead of saying “hasta luego,” people say “see you later,” I’ve seen a pattern when it comes to people reacting to the way I speak. From innocent giggles and adorable looks when I say the word “chocolate,” to ludicrous questions regarding whether or not I can curse in two languages, some people still think that it’s amusing to have an accent.
So it’s fall of your senior year, and you’re in one of three positions: a) you haven’t taken any standardized tests yet, b) you would like to take them again to improve your scores, or c) you did exceptionally well on the SAT/ACT in your junior year and are done with [high school] standardized tests forever. Chances are, the third option does not apply to you.
Graphic courtesy of the fantastic Caroline Liu. Today, Common App Day (August 1st, the day when the new version of the dreaded Common App is release
Image from gettyimages.com As soon as summer vacation arrives, students are ready to leave the school year packed in their suitcases and watch old m