College Applications:

    Below is a list of the most readily used college applications. We recommended students verify with each college/university which application and materials you should submit. You also want to ask questions specific to their application process.

    Apply Texas

    Use Apply Texas to apply to public universities in Texas and several private colleges and universities.

    Link to video walk through of Apply texas


    Below is a presentation on how to complete the Apply Texas application. Please use this as a guide to fill out the 2020-2021 application. Pay specific attention to the Educational Background section. Students should use the "Find Your High School" feature and NOT manually enter John B. High School. Look for future updates to this document in early fall.


    Common Application

    The Common Application has a broader national reach. The Common Application is an application for students looking to apply to an out-of-state college primarily. You will find a good number of Texas colleges listed as well.

    Quest Bridge

    Quest Bridge aims to match high-ability underrepresented populations of students with colleges and universities nationwide. Their platform matches students with "good-fit" institutions.


    Coalition for College Access strives to make college a reality for students through a set of free, online college planning tools. Coalition for College Access was created in partnership with more than 140 distinguished colleges and universities across the U.S. 

    Austin Community College

    Austin Community College District provides students with opportunities to explore hundreds of academic areas of interest at an affordable cost.