How do you collect all of the information about deadlines and requirements?We use the Common App, the College Board, and each college's
own admissions website to collect information. We have built
code that automatically collects some data, and we double check
and enhance the data manually.
Is all the information accurate?We do our absolute best to ensure that all of the information
is accurate and up-to-date, but there may be inaccuracies as
deadlines and requirements can change. As with all websites
that aggregate information, please double check all deadlines
and requirements, and email firstname.lastname@example.org if you
find a mistake.
Why don't I see the college for which I am searching?Please note that we are focusing
on four-year college in the United States, and for-profit colleges
are not included. If there is a four-year college that you would like included, you can request a college
by emailing email@example.com.
Is there a cost to use this website?Make Me a Freshman is free for all students and counselors.
What is the Honors deadline that I am seeing for some colleges?We have included an Honors deadline for colleges that have a deadline
for being considered for the Honors program if and only if that deadline
is before the regular deadline. We have also included links to the Honors
colleges for all colleges that offer such programs.
Can I use the site as an international student?While our requirements currently focus on domestic applicants,
international students looking to apply to American colleges can
use Make Me a Freshman as a guide. Note that some colleges
have additional testing or application requirements, so please double
check when applying.
to understand is that we will not share any of your information without
your permission (and even then, only to people/organizations like
Why are these deadlines for 2015-2016?We will update these deadlines around August 1st, once most colleges have released their 2016-2017 deadlines.
I registered, but my password isn't working. Why is that?We reset our databases based on new deadlines for 2016-2017, so you will need to register again.
I have a question or suggestion. What should I do?Great! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or suggestions, or submit a question through the following form: