College- A School of higher learning that one attends after high school
University- A large school, where people both learn and do research. A student must finish high school before attending a university. Universities offer several levels of degrees.
Application- a request to attend the college of your choice
Tuition- The money a student is charged to attend college
Financial Aid- Money provdied for college students to help pay bills
Scholarship- Money given to a student to help pay for their education
Student Loans- Money that is loaned to student to pay for classes, this money does have to be repaid after graduating.
Campus- The grounds of a school, college or university
Major- Area of study you choose to mainly study in college
Career- The work a person choosed to do through life
Semester- One half of a school or college year
Diploma- An official piece of paper stating that a student has earned a degree or finished a course of study.
Degree- A title givne by a university or college to a student who has completed a program of study.
Mascot- An animal, person, or thing that is considered to bring good luck. Mastcots are usually kept by sports team.
NCAA- Stands for National Collegiate Athletic Association. Almost all colleges and universities belong to this organiztion. They oversee and make rule changes for all college teams