• ACT: Use this ACT guide for detailed steps on applying to college. 
  • Apply Texas: Use this website to apply to every Texas Public University, plus some private and two-year schools.You can also apply for scholarships.
  • Big Future: Use this section of the College Board website to check out tips and videos for applying to college.
  • Common Application: Use the “Common App” to apply to private and out-of-state universities through one website. 
  • Texas 4-Year Colleges: This guide from Galena Park ISD has all the entrance requirements for applying to four year schools in Texas.
  • College Essays: Many colleges require you to submit an essay along with your application, but don’t fret if you haven’t wrote anything since grade school. The , a leading college resource, explains what the college essay is for you.  and  break down the most important tips for the writing essay, Spark Notes has sample essays, and a lays out her do’s and don’ts.