How do online college applications work?

All the schools I'm applying to have online applications and I'm just curious as to how exactly they work. For example, can I save what I did, exit the application and come back to it later? How does the whole essay thing work? I'm just curious and want to know a little bit before I start applying.

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One Answer to “How do online college applications work?”

  1. parskey says:

    Yes, of course you can, how would anyone be able to do it if they couldn’t? It will explain that you can do this right on the application page. You’re talking about Fall 2013 right? It’s way too late to apply for Fall 2012 now). Get started now and save all your login information somewhere, just fill in the parts that you can now in order to get the process rolling.