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When should my teen start the college application process?

Teens can start their process as early as 9th grade by starting their college search and building their college lists. While 11th and 12th grades get the most attention when it comes CAP, teens & their families can reduce their stress levels and workload by starting early.

What is the college application process (CAP)?

The college application process (CAP) refers to the series of steps students take to apply for admission to colleges or universities in the U.S.
The components of the college applications process are grades, SAT/ACT testing, extracurricular activities (sports, jobs, community service, family responsibilities, etc.), college searches, essays, interviews, and college applications. 

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