5 Best Ways to get College Admissions 2017
We will discuss here the 5 best ways to get college admissions 2017, the race for college admissions has started and just after the declaration of class 12 result it is taking up heat day by day.
The students are excited with great expectations to see the next phase of their life after getting through the Intermediate exam.
Many questions are running through the student’s mind regarding admissions in good university/Institute:
1) Which course shall I opt to excel?
2) What should be my career plan?
3) In which college should I take admission?
4) Should I continue with my native subjects or choose some other career field?
5) What should be my first priority, a good college or a good course?
We will discuss the solutions to these questions in this article and also try to find out the solution of the problems faced by the students after they clear 12 board exams and looking forward to make career plans in various fields.
Those students who are planning their future in Education field (Applying for any graduation program) and getting a degree from a good university/Institute, having a tough time thinking which college or course should be better for them that would provide them with a happy and secure life in future.
But trust me, being a positive personality, this particular phase of life is just amazing when all the students moving from school to get college admissions in various top universities of the country in different streams to have other new experiences of life.
This new experience is not only for those who are planning for graduation or degree programs but definitely also for those who are seeking their future in other creative fields other than the conventional fields.
But the education or graduation program is must for any student for his/her better future in any type of field whether they choose to do a regular degree course or correspondence degree course, along with it, they can continue with their choice of fields in which they believe can achieve and excel more. Let’s Suppose:
A student passing class 12 have the inner instincts to become an Artist then he/she doesn’t need to focus on Math subject.
A student who wants to become an Entrepreneur doesn’t need to study subjects like History or English.
Similarly, Most of the students want to become a sportsperson or Musicians, they do not have to worry about studying Chemistry and Physics.
Hence in this particular phase of life which we can say the ‘Turning point’ of life, a student himself or the parents should recognize the child’s unique talent and ability and help them to choose their career fields with their own interest and capabilities in which they can achieve much better progress and achievements. (Source: Nidhi prasad/Employment News/VOL 8)
‘”Getting a college admission is much more than just preparing yourself for a career”
The above statement can be justified by the following facts:
1) The most important aspect of any college is its academic program and philosophy.
2) Finding the college which provides a better and conducive atmosphere with talented students.
3) The strength of the students in the college should also be an important factor to be kept in mind before taking admissions.
Hence a question will arise in our minds about the College Admissions after analyzing the above facts:
What should be the process of selecting a good College/University?
In the process of finding college or university for the best of your academic skills and goals, there is a need to set some criteria for the potential college so that you can choose a college that provides excellent surroundings for your personal development.
The students today have the endless career options available in various growing sectors of the country but the main factor is that the Education system in the country is nowadays suffering from a big problem that is maintenance the gap between Demand and Supply.
This is not the demand and supply concepts in the Economic terms. Here, demand and supply means that the Education system of India in the institutes are producing many graduates whose demand in the job market is very low and on the other hand, some very important emerging sectors of India like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Digital Marketing, Designing industries etc. has a far less number of working professionals or expert’s as most of the graduates in India belongs to the fields like Engineering, Commerce etc.
Hence, the only advice to our forthcoming generation is, to choose a college or course that is right for their bright future which focuses on:
1) Holistic development
2) Best prepare a student for rewarding career and life.
3) Good faculty, new teaching methodology with the changing time.
4) Provides that environment and opportunity which encourages the students to learn and grow. (Source: Nidhi prasad/Employment News/8)
However, a good college or university is not completely responsible for your best career and life but you have to do more with your studies or do something creative in your college terms (participating in extra Curricular activities like Sports, Quiz competition, Surveys, and Experiments)
Now I hope we are able to find some solutions to the various problems faced by the students in making decisions on college admissions and choosing career fields.
Now, let us move towards the main topic of this Article which clears all the remaining doubts on the student’s mind after clearing 12 exams i.e.
Best 5 ways to get College Admissions 2017
As we already discussed the phase after passing class 12 is both exciting and confusing for the students and parents too.
Once the student took admission in any college they are unaware of the college life, Courses and future prospects of the choice they made.
Hence a question would again rise in our minds regarding college admissions:
Why do we need to be alert while taking Admissions in any college/University?
Today, economic environment focuses on specialization, every student needs to build their capabilities and talents in accordance with the demand and needs of the industry at the early stage.
This is the time when you are not only preparing for 12 board exams but also for the competitive exams which will about to fall shortly, after class 12. You have to crack these competitive tests for getting admission to all the professional courses such as Engineering, Medicine, law and other such as Architecture, Hotel Management, Fashion Designing, etc.
When you get good marks by clearing cut-off marks in these competitive tests, you can get admission in the top colleges for graduation in Arts, Science or Commerce stream.
Therefore you need to be very clear about your choice of fields in which you want to build your career and then according to that you should take admission in any college/University.
Below are the “5 best ways to get College Admissions 2017”
1) Examining Area of Interests and Capabilities;
You have to examine your area of interests and abilities and also find the type of career option in which you are passionate; this is so because unless you enjoy what you are doing, you can never achieve excellence in your field.
There are so many different career options after graduation and every degree program gives you knowledge of the subjects which takes you to the field work related to that subject in which you graduated.
Also, it develops some extra transferable skills by which you can take benefits of the number of other career fields.
Remember one thing:
“The time you are spending in your college (for graduation) is the best time for you to develop and grow your skills and potentials as a person as well”
This is so because college is a place where you get your first experience of the large world existence and where you learn taking responsibilities, developing communications and Interpersonal skills. Making good friends and other personalities and also learn to find your capabilities in a variety of other interests.
Such valuable experiences enable you to deal with the professional work and also best tackle the world of work and give the strong shape to your personality for the future.
2) Choosing a course Curriculum or College
When the students passed 12 board exams and looking forward to their future, one of the most crucial decisions they have to make that should be given first priority:
a) A good college?
b) A good course curriculum?
You need to be clear about your career path before you decide which college you want to take admission. Once you are sure about you then you are able to formulate your own criteria for selection course curriculum or college.
If the choice of subject for study is your priority then select the college that offers the right courses and facilities for specialization you are opting and also that institutes avail you:
a) Up to date labs.
b) Computer and other facilities.
On the other hand, if you are looking for taking admission in college/University where your priority is to get a broad graduation program and the subject is not your first choice to be better then you have to search college that encourages liberal thinking and provide opportunities for a range of diverse activities.
3) Explore your career options for selecting colleges or Courses
It is necessary to keep your options open for:
- Chasing at least 5-6 colleges
- Subject options (Max 2-3)
Based on what we have discussed in point (2), you have to take the decision on the basis of your career plan.
Now, try to approach each of your shortlisted colleges. Examine the infrastructure of the Campus, see the classrooms and lecture halls, Sports facilities, Hostel accommodation etc.
You should meet the students and lecturers of the college who already engaged in different activities of the college and take their feedback and this will help you a lot in choosing your desired course or college.
4) Course offered by the University/Institute
You can make your choice on the subjects you want to opt in any particular faculty. Every university offers a wide variety of courses if different faculties such as Arts, commerce, Science and the different subjects included in the facilities ranges from Conventional BA economics, B.com or B.sc physics to degrees in Electronics, Polymer etc.
Also, open learning programs offered by most of the universities. They also have certificate and diploma programs in vocational subjects such as Travel and tourism, Retail Management, Business Journalism and corporate communication etc.
5) Stress out from the Pressure:
You are now responsible for your decision making over many issues related to colleges and Courses and due to this there is an immense pressure and stress automatically develops in the minds of the students but frankly saying, this is not the time to get stressed or anxious. You have to take the decision at the end of the day which totally depends on your commitment, hard work, discipline, focus and a little bit of smartness.
These are the ‘5 best ways to get college admissions 2017′. Be cool and allow your inner voice within yourself and according to your previous experiences in the schools and Career counselings, take the decisions and enjoy the college life.
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