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Definition of apply for college

: to ask to be accepted as a student at colleges or universities by filling out and sending applications Many high school students have begun applying for college.

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“Apply for college.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apply%20for%20college. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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