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Auto admission

Rohank1996Rohank1996 Posts: 33Registered User Junior Member
edited July 2013 in Texas A&M University
So I am an academic auto-admit that wants to do Mechanical Engineering. I've been hearing that spots fill up quickly and that I need to apply ASAP. How am I supposed to apply ASAP if my school only opens August 26? My essays, meningitis vaccination, and proof of residence are the only things I can submit atm. My transcript and other school documents won't be available until late August at the earliest. Am I supposed to apply and then send the transcript? or am I supposed to provide everything?
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  • anonemussanonemuss Posts: 276Registered User Junior Member
    I don't think it matters. If you're top 10%, you'll get in either way.
  • Rohank1996Rohank1996 Posts: 33Registered User Junior Member
    I'm more concerned about getting the major. I'm hoping that the spots for ME won't fill up in like the 1st month.
  • izelkayizelkay Posts: 296Registered User Junior Member
    I think just about every school in Texas opens on the 26th (A&M included), so you should be fine.
  • anonemussanonemuss Posts: 276Registered User Junior Member
    I think he is talking about his high school
  • izelkayizelkay Posts: 296Registered User Junior Member
    I know he's talking about his high school.
  • anonemussanonemuss Posts: 276Registered User Junior Member
    my high school opens on the 19th and i live in texas
  • izelkayizelkay Posts: 296Registered User Junior Member
    Not much of a difference, so he should still be fine. They're all gonna open within a week of each other.
  • JAMCAFEJAMCAFE Posts: 330Registered User Member
    It is unlikely your school's administration is totally shut down until Aug 26. Call your school to find out how soon you can request and get a transcript sent to TAMU. You can also get dates on availability of your counselor from your school's website.

    My kids' school starts on Aug 26 as well but someone answers the phone and says the counselors will be available on Aug 1.
  • cromettecromette Posts: 2,614Registered User Senior Member
    ^^This. Most Texas High School administration offices are open through most of the summer. Call them and request a transcript. What else do you need from them? Sounds like you're all set! :D Good luck, OP.
  • EtxcatEtxcat Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    you don't need your transcript to submit your application. You can submit your application with essay. The Howdy page will update with a checkmark as steps are Completed. The first day of school ask your counselor to submit your transcript. Then your app will be in review.
  • Rohank1996Rohank1996 Posts: 33Registered User Junior Member
    Alright, thanks for all the posts! I'll call tomorrow and find out.
  • EtxcatEtxcat Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    You don't provide the transcript. it will be sent electronically by your High School. My dd applied Sept 10 of last year and her transcript was received and acknowledged, 2 weeks later after her application. She was admitted two weeks later.
  • cromettecromette Posts: 2,614Registered User Senior Member
    Etxcat, that's not always the case. Depends on the GC at the high school. It just needs to be an official transcript, sealed by the school.
  • EtxcatEtxcat Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    Its usually faster if the school sends it electronically but it doesn't hurt to do both!
  • kldat1kldat1 Posts: 547Registered User Member
    From what I've read they prefer electronic and Texas schools can do that. I guess paper may be OK.
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