College and Scholarship Selection Criteria

The information listed below may be used by a college or scholarship-granting agency to select students to be admitted or to receive an award. Each college or scholarship determines its own criteria and how much weight it gives each piece of information for determining which applicants will be selected.

1. Strength of Curriculum
2. Grade Point Average (GPA)
3. ACT scores (or SAT scores)
4. Activities/Awards/Leadership
5. Recommendations
6. Essays
7. Interviews
8. Financial Need