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Get Ready for School

Tips, tricks and resources to make your college application process a breeze.

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Student Resources

Download the complete HACER® Student Study Guide


Individual resources:

How to write a strong essay
Essay Tips

What’s the best school for you?
Choosing a School

What questions should you ask your advisor?
Advisor Questions

Plus, get even more tips and resources through our partners at USHLI and CoolSpeak.


See Our Past Recipients

Get inspired by the 2017-2018 McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship winners.

Stephanie Reyes Muñoz

George Washington University

Stephanie's dream is to become an environmental engineer.
She's the first in her family to go to college and is excited to start classes in the fall.


Miles Aceves-Lewis

Georgetown University

Miles dedicated himself to helping others in his community.
Now he’s hoping to make a larger impact by continuing his studies
at Georgetown University.


The McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship Program is now closed.

The application period for the 2019-2020 program will open in the fall.