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Walk through the application process for teacher preparation programs so you can get started on the right foot.

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Don’t waste time. Make your application stand out with these free tools.

Streamline Your Application

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Have you found the teaching programs you like? It’s time to apply! Don’t worry: We’re always here if you need a boost.

Before you apply

Every program is different, but the one you apply to should:

It’s go time.

Your application is a one-stop-shop for admissions officers to review your fit for their program. At the end of the day, it’s just one piece of paper in a large stack, so we’ve compiled best practices to make yours rise to the top.

Get Sample Resumes, Essays and Letters of Rec

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If you need to submit an essay, a statement of purpose, a resume or letters of recommendation—don’t panic! We have samples and templates you can use to get you started. 

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Stay on Track with Application Checklists

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Create an application checklist to keep track of all program requirements, get deadline reminders, and access best practices along the way. Then you can focus on what matters most: getting accepted and becoming a teacher.

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Get Reimbursed for Your Expenses

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Applying to a teacher preparation program means paying out of pocket for testing and application fees. That's why we offer fee reimbursements to TEACH users. If you apply to one of our partner programs, we'll refund you up to $100 towards your expenses.

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Free Prep for Required Testing

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Many programs require that you take and pass one or more tests. Check requirements for your program and get free test prep in our testing guide.

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Take the Stress Out of Applying—Talk to an Expert

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Want some 1-on-1 advice? Sign up to discuss program requirements and deadlines. Our coaches will walk you through application steps and give you pro tips along the way. 

  • Personalized Advice. Our coaches get to know you, so the advice is worthwhile. 
  • Three Ways to Chat. Phone, video call or email—we’ve got you covered.
  • Free Tools and Resources. Get an all-access pass to all TeachDFW products and services once you schedule a call.
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  • Get 1-on-1 expert advice.
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  • Claim fee reimbursements towards application and testing expenses.

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