Let’s Get Into College!

These college application guides were created by Swarthmore College students, for you.

We know how intimidating the process can be, but we know you can do it, and we're here for you!

Links for translations in Spanish, Vietnamese, Urdu, Haitian Creole, French, and Arabic are linked within in each guide. 

Your Grade 9-12 College Planning Sheet 

Get started with tips for preparing for college at any point during your time in high school!

Step-by-Step College & Scholarship Search Guide

Find colleges and scholarships that fit your interests, financial need, and citizenship status.

Guide to Navigating the Common Application

Get started on the common application with these helpful tips!

Guide to Writing your Personal Essay

Write your personal statement/ college essay with this guide! You can do it!

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