UF is working on admission process

UF will soon make it easier for incoming freshmen to apply to college.

Starting in January 2016, UF will launch a digital platform for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors to store their transcripts, volunteer hours and test scores.

This change in the application process is a result of UF recently joining the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, UF spokesman Steve Orlando said.

This will help ease the stressful and rushed application process, especially for underprivileged students, Orlando said.

First-generation students don’t always know how to finance college, and the coalition will work to help solve this, too, said Zina Evans, UF’s vice president for enrollment management.

UF will show low-income students how much college costs and what financial aid is available to them, Orlando said.

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