Life Skills Academy: Getting into SJSU

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Getting into SJSU

Test scores aren't all colleges look at! Watch this informative session about the college admissions process and hear firsthand from currently-enrolled San José State students and counselors. SJSU is one of the nation's best-kept secrets—join us and find out why. It's never too early to start preparing.

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Tips and Tricks

  • There are many different extracurricular activities and competitions available that you can participate in to improve your application.
  • Talk to your college counselor to help develop a plan before you apply.
  • Talk to the admissions department at SJSU to get more information and advice about the best ways to apply.
  • Research financial aid, even if you don't think you qualify. You probably qualify for something.
  • Take the SAT and ACT multiple times if you aren't satisfied with your score. SJSU will look at the highest result.

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