D2C Graduate - Stages
Stage 1: Registration
Current undergraduates and young professionals with an undergraduate degree register online. Upon pre-registration and registration completion, students receive the D2C Application Form through e-mail.
Registration Deadline: July 31, 2018
Stage 2: Application Submission
Candidates complete the D2C Application Form that holistically examines their college readiness and work experience. A complete application consists of statement of purpose, school and college record, co-curricular and extra curricular activities, awards and honors, recommendations and relevant work experience.
Completion deadline: July 31, 2018
Stage 3: Decision & Student Performance Report (SPR)
Candidates receive their decision along with comprehensive feedback on their application. The report examines performance in different areas and outlines areas of improvement. The Student Performance Report is released for every single applying candidate irrespective of their selection for the fellowship. Only selected candidates enroll for the fellowship.
Decision Date: August 15, 2018
Stage 4: The Fellowship
D2C Graduate Fellowship officially starts on August 15, 2018. Between August and December, fellows undergo multiple fellowship modules that enable them to have a deep understanding of the college admissions process, timelines and deadlines, testing requirements, admissions interviews, college essays, scholarships, financial aid and the overall preparation and approach. Fellows remain in their respective cities and homes and continue to engage with the fellowship modules using online tools and resources and regular personalized mentoring sessions (online/phone). The modules and mentoring sessions enable the fellows to choose the right program, work on their personal profiles, essays and statements of purpose. Fellows work on their personalized development plans designed by experts and receive complete application support including support on scholarships and funding their college education.
Period: August - December
Note: D2C Graduate Fellowship is open to undergraduates in all years along with young professionals whether or not they hope to apply to colleges this year. All fellows who aren't applying this application cycle will receive complete application support and recommendation when they apply to colleges in coming years.