Category - Admissions

Blogs to help future college students navigate the college admissions process. 

Four reasons to apply this summer

Applying to college when you have time in the summer is better than waiting for deadlines.

Kent Barnds
Kent Barnds
July 5, 2021

Common myths about the college admission process

A lot of misinformation can swirl around and rumors die hard. How important are extracurriculars, really? And how important are my test scores if I have above a 3.5 GPA? As someone who’s been through the same process you’re getting ready to start, I’ve compiled a list of myths about college applications.

Autumn Peele
June 1, 2021

5 easily avoidable mistakes to think about when looking at colleges

Here is a list of five of the most common mistakes that I have seen when my high school friends and I applied to colleges.

Jon Jaworowski
Jon Jaworowski
March 19, 2021

What it's like to apply test optional

Maria Coulter
Maria Coulter
August 16, 2020

5 things to consider when choosing a college

There is a school out there that will meet all of your needs and expectations. Here are some characteristics to look out for to determine if the college is a good fit for you. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
May 6, 2020

Why I chose a local college

All Justin wanted after high school was to get as far away from the Quad Cities as possible for college. But when he found Augustana, his plans changed. 

Justin Verlinden
Justin Verlinden
May 5, 2020

How to experience campus when you can't visit

If you can't visit a school in person, there are still plenty of ways to get a feel of what campus life is like. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
March 13, 2020

You've committed to Augustana. Now what?

You have committed to Augustana College and made your tuition deposit. Although you still have several months before you embark on this new adventure of college, here are some things you can do to stay excited about your decision and Augustana!

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
February 18, 2020

Want financial aid? You have to do this paperwork.

Justin Verlinden
Justin Verlinden
December 4, 2019