College Information

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Need some help with applying for college? Check out these websites to help with admission, the admission process and applying to college.

Admissions Help
Admission Process
Applying for College

Are you interested in attending a college or university in Texas? ApplyTexas provides a centralized means for students to apply to the many outstanding postsecondary institutions available in Texas.
For a list of all colleges in the U.S. click here.

College Planning:
www.college.gov
List of all colleges in U.S.  http://www.utexas.edu/world/univ/state/#TX
http://educatorsconnection.com/register.php
http://www.collegeview.com/index.jsp

College Readiness Toolkit

Here is a list of some universities and colleges in Texas. Talk with your teachers at Castleberry High School about these campuses, because many of them have attended or graduated from the campuses listed here:

  Admissions or Special Information   
Fort Worth     
Tarrant County College  www.tccd.edu/Admissions.html    
Texas Christian University  www.admissions.tcu.edu/    
Texas Wesleyan University  www.txwes.edu/admissions/undergraduate.aspx   
DFW Area     
University of Texas at Arlington  

www.uta.edu/admissions/visit

 
University of North Texas  www.unt.edu/vwbk/admission.htm    
Texas Woman's University  www.twu.edu/admissions/freshmen.asp    
Southern Methodist University  www.smu.edu    
Other Universities in Texas     
Angelo State University  www.angelo.edu    
Austin College  www.austincollege.edu    
Baylor University   www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=80137    
Hill College  www.hillcollege.edu    
Midwestern State University  www.mwsu.edu    
Prairie View A&M University  www.pvamu.edu/pages/1.asp    
Sam Houston State University  www.shsu.edu  
Stephen F. Austin State University  www.sfasu.edu    
Tarleton State University  www.tarleton.edu    
Texas A&M  www.tamu.edu/admissions/    
Texas Southern University  www.tsu.edu    
Texas State Technical College  www.waco.tstc.edu    
Texas Tech University  www.ttu.edu    
University of Texas  www.bealonghorn.utexas.edu/freshmen    
Weatherford College  www.wc.edu    
West Texas A&M University  www.wtamu.edu    

Seniors can go by the Attendance Office to get approval and the needed form for college visit days.

Go Center
The Go Center is located in the CHS library and has lots of college information in there. You can find everything from college catalogs and applications to information on scholarships and grants.
The Go Center is open during the normal library hours. Also stop by the counselors office to see when a college representative will be there.

Seniors, are you visiting a school's campus? Get the most out of it by using this checklist:

  1. Take a campus tour.
  2. Interview with the Admissions staff.
  3. Get business cards of people you meet.
  4. Ask to sit in a class that interests you.
  5. Spend the night in a dorm.
  6. Talk to the students.
  7. Get a student newspaper.
  8. Wander around by yourself and get a feel for the campus.
  9. Go to the college store.
  10. Picture yourself going to school there.

Do you need letters of recommendations? Here is a form that you can fill out to give to those from whom you are requesting a letter. It will help them know all about you and your goals!