Preparing for College

Tackling Paper College Applications

Question: How does one fill out paper applications? Is a typewriter required? We don't even own one! Is it okay to fill out some parts online and then send others (resumes, essays, etc.) separately through the mail?

Even back in the olden days when The Dean was applying to colleges, and typewriters were more prevalent than televisions, students and parents were still in a quandary over how to neatly write within those nasty little lines and spaces on application forms. The solution, however, is simpler than one might think.

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