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Applying to College
Whether your college application is an online form or a handwritten piece of paper, one thing's for sure: Your college application is your first chance to make a good impression. And you know what they say: First impressions count! Here's what you need to know to make yours a great one...
Applications vary from college to college, but most colleges require these steps:
Application form: Whether online or on paper, this is step one. Get the application and get started. No matter how you apply, for best results, have someone you trust check your application for mistakes and spelling errors before you send it. And be sure to apply on time.
Find out how to get started on your Westwood College application.
Application fee: Application fee: It's usually nonrefundable. Westwood does not require an application fee.
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High school transcript: This is a record of your high school academic history.
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Admissions test scores: SAT, ACT...take advantage of pre-test preparation classes to improve you scores.
Find how we can measure what really counts—YOU.
Letters of recommendation: Some colleges require students to submit a letter about their abilities, talents, passions and commitments along with their application. Westwood welcomes recommendations, but they're never required.
Learn what you need to apply to Westwood.
Essay:Many private colleges ask for essays to find out what makes you unique. We'll find out what makes you special when we meet you in person!
Call 800-331-9147 to talk to an admissions representative.
Interview: Even if it's not required, face time is the best time to make valuable personal connections.
Call 800-331-9147 and make a date to talk to us.
Ready to take the first step to a brighter future?
Applying to Westwood is easy!
- Complete the application—it's available online!
- Send documentation to confirm your interest and your prior education (high school degree or equivalent).
- Conduct a career assessment with an admissions representative.
- Complete our online student financing application
Then complete our five-step Quick StartSM Process and you'll be on your way to a brighter future. See how easy it is to get started!
With new terms beginning in January, March, May, August and October, you can begin Westwood almost any time you like. See our academic calendar for a schedule of important dates for each term. Find out more about Westwood.