Course Description

Each Florida university has their own unique application system and keeping it straight can be confusing and time confusing! This course gives you all the information you need about applying to any state university in Florida!

College Counselor, Founder of UnMaze.Me & College Professor

Dr. Amanda Sterk

Dr. Amanda Sterk is a college counselor at a top ranked collegiate high school and professor of students transitioning from high school to college. After 15 years in education (all levels elementary through college, teacher, administrator, and counselor), she brings her passion for helping families to UnMaze.Me. Amanda's core belief is, "To provide students and their families current, quality resources and strategies for high school success and beyond."

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Florida State Universities

    • Welcome!

    • College Terminology: Post-Secondary Institutions & Programs

    • State College versus State University

    • Florida State Universities

    • Florida State Community Colleges

  • 2

    Application Systems

    • College Terminology: Admissions Process

    • How to Begin the College Admission Process

    • Reach, Match & Safety- CollegeBoard Search Video

    • Eligibility Grid Used by College Admissions

    • Application Systems

    • Applications

    • Documents Needed

    • What is a Re-Calculated GPA?

    • What NOT to do on an Application

    • SSAR

  • 3

    How to Maximize Your Chances of Getting In!

    • Building a Resume

    • Writing a College Essay

    • Writing a College Essay: Themes to Explore & Tips

    • After the Application- Admission Side

    • After the Application- Student Side

    • Questions about the Admission Process

    • Next Steps