Topic: Admissions

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Insider Application Tips from Our Admissions Team

Psst… Can we let you in on a secret? Regional recruiters and admissions counselors share how to make your application to the University of Arizona stand out from the crowd.

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A Family Tradition: Lian’s Wildcat Moment

Lian isn’t the first in her family to wear red and blue. Learn about the moment she decided to continue the legacy as a Wildcat.

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Making Friends – Virtually – at the University of Arizona

As a new student at the University of Arizona, Brach took a creative approach to meeting his classmates.

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Four Tips to Make a Successful Leap to College

Four Wildcats share their successes and struggles to help guide you on your path.

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Medicine in Motion

Dr. Gordon is a guy on the go. He keeps up his family medical practice, teaches both upper and lower division classes, and bikes to work every single day.

I'm In!

I’ve Been Accepted! Now What?

Recently admitted to the University of Arizona? Congrats! When you’re finished doing your happy dance, there are a few more things you need to do.

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How to Convince Your Parents to Let You Go to the University of Arizona

Going out of state is a big commitment – for you, and for your family. Here’s one Wildcat’s story of how Arizona became home

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Debunking Financial Aid Myths

Paying for college doesn’t have to be scary. We’re here to help remove the intimidation factor from understanding financial aid.

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6 Most Commonly Asked Application Questions

Ready to become a Wildcat but not sure where or how to start? You’re not alone. Demystify the process with answers about test scores, transcripts, financial aid, and more.

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Preparing for College: A Checklist for High School Juniors

Now is a great time to transform your aspirations into action by making a plan. Here are four steps you can take right now to get ready for college.

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Your Guide to Attending College In-Person vs. Online

Whether it's in person or online, a University of Arizona education will put your goals at the forefront.

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Preparing for College: A Checklist for High School Sophomores

It's never too soon to get excited about your future –or to plan for it. Here is our list of the top four things you can do right now to get ready for college.

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First-Gen Guide to Applying & Accepting

Trailblazers. Groundbreakers. Pioneers. First-gen college students are all these things and more. Learn about Arizona's First Cats and where they find the support and resources to succeed.

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Your Ultimate Guide to the 2024–2025 FAFSA

Explore the University of Arizona's detailed guide to FAFSA. Understand eligibility, application steps, deadlines, and financial aid options for students.

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How to Transfer from Community College

Questions, answers, and options for transferring to the University of Arizona

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Get a Head Start with New Start

Begin your life as a Wildcat early with New Start, a unique summer program for incoming first-year students.