Did the school send my transcript? Did I give my math teacher the recommendation forms for University X? Did I send my ACT scores?
There is a seemingly endless list of things to do and double check when applying to colleges. Most students find that having some type of checklist will help them manage the process. Click here to download a checklist that you can modify and use to track the details of the application process. You may want to make a folder for each college with this checklist on the front of each. In any case, develop some type of system to keep track of all your applications in order to avoid needless disappointment and anxiety!
Make copies of all materials before you send them to the colleges you are applying to.