Too many acronyms! What do they all mean?!
So, how do you think you did?! Did you know the acronyms? If so, you're set! If not, study up! Check out what each acronym stands for below!
We'll go into further detail tomorrow. For now, just become familiar with the words.
On to your test......The Acronyms - The ANSWERS
Let us know how you did! Do you know any other acronyms that are important to the college admissions process? Email me at ParentCoachAngie@gmail.com.
ED: Early Decision
REA: Restrictive Early Action
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
SAT: Scholastic Aptitude Test
PSAT: Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test
IB: International Baccalaureate
LOR: Letter of Recommendation
HBCU: Historically Black Colleges & Universities
PLUS: Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students
SRAR: Self-Reported Academic Record
EA: Early Action
RD: Regular Decision
CSS: College Scholarship Service
ACT: American College Test
AP: Advanced Placement
GPA: Grade Point Average
OOS: Out Of State
SCEA: Single Choice Early Action
SAR: Student Aid Report
So, how did you do?! If you knew more than 85%, congratulations! If you got knew all of them, well, you're a complete rock star! If you had no clue what any of these acronyms stand for, don't panic. You will need to know these as your high school junior prepares for their senior year, but for now, take a deep breath, Momma! You'll be ok and your daughter will be ok. You're just starting the process now. There's a lot to learn, but with consistent work, you and your daughter will be exactly where you both need to be!
Now that you know what each of these acronyms stands for, I bet you really want to know what each of these means in the big college admissions picture! Don't frantically start googling! In fact, don't give this one more thought until tomorrow! It's too much. You now know there are some things to learn, and you'll be ready to learn them -- TOMORROW! For now, go have a fun chat with your daughter. Chat about the news. Celebrate another day of Black History Month. And, tune in tomorrow to learn more about those funky acronyms!
Until tomorrow, Momma!!
Parent Coach Angie @ Empowered Parents Empowering Daughters