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Do I have to submit both the RIT's personalized app and the common app?

kkhv4851kkhv4851 Posts: 91Registered User Junior Member
or is it okay to just submit either one?
Post edited by kkhv4851 on

Replies to: Do I have to submit both the RIT's personalized app and the common app?

  • MathGirlRITMathGirlRIT Posts: 75Registered User Junior Member
    Just pick one. I used the RIT application But I was also a transfer student, so I didn't need an essay and I was getting a fee waiver for being in PTK, so the RIT app just made more sense. The common app is good if you are applying to a lot of different schools because it saves you time. I'm of the opinion, however, that if a school has their own app it is better to use it. My logic here is that the common app asks a lot of questions that the school may not care about, whereas their app only asks what they want to know. But who knows? I'm just guessing. Either way, you only need to submit one.
  • lostmarchlostmarch Posts: 150Registered User Junior Member
    MathGirlRIT: I can't find anything about a fee waiver for PTK members. Where did you see this?
  • MathGirlRITMathGirlRIT Posts: 75Registered User Junior Member
    This is the transfer viewbook (PDF): http://www.rit.edu/upub/pdfs/Transfer_Guide.pdf
    Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships: RIT
    awards $2,000 scholarships to all students
    who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa
    honorary society and who complete an
    associate degree prior to enrolling at RIT.
    We also waive the $50 admission application
    fee for all PTK members.
    Proof of
    PTK membership or induction must be
    provided when you apply for admission.

    All I had to do was send them proof of being in PTK. I faxed a letter of rec because I didn't know where my membership card was. But if you have your membership card or certificate you can fax them that.
  • lostmarchlostmarch Posts: 150Registered User Junior Member
    ^ Great! Thank you!
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