Most colleges and universities have online forms for requesting admissions information, and you can contact many of the schools featured on eCampusTours.com directly through the Contact Admissions or Direct Connect links on their virtual tour. If the school you are choosing is not on the web, this sample letter can help you in requesting more information.
October 20, 2009
Mr. Michael Smith
Office of Admissions
Richland Community College
One College Park
Decatur, IL 62521
Dear Mr. Smith:
I am interested in your institution and would greatly appreciate you sending me the following materials:
Financial aid information
Athletic scholarship information
My personal profile will give you a general picture of my academic and extracurricular activities.
Address: 1234 SW Elm Road
Apache Junction, AZ 85888
Social Security #: 010-10-1010
High School: Junction Valley High
HS Counselor: Ms. Helen Rizbald
Graduation Date: 05/08
Test Scores: ACT/EACT: 24
Class Rank: Top 50%
GPA: 2.9 on a 4.0 scale
AP Courses: Biology
Main Activities: Bowling Club, 4H Club, track team, peer tutor
Academic Interests: Agriculture, education, coaching
Comments: I am a hard worker, and I am motivated to learn. I will be the first member of my family to attend college.
Thank you for your time. I look forward to hearing from you.