Student Application Student Application (1) Step 1 of 3 0% PERSONAL INFORMATIONFirst Name*(YOUR FIRST LEGAL NAME, AS IT APPEARS ON YOUR ID OR STATE ISSUED IDENTIFICATION)Middle NameLast Name*(YOUR LAST LEGAL NAME, AS IT APPEARS ON YOUR ID OR STATE ISSUED IDENTIFICATION)Email Address*Confirm Email Address*Other Email AddressGender*MaleFemalePrefer Not to AnswerDate of Birth* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY YOUR ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVEHave you worked with an Admissions Representative yet?*YesNo Who have you worked with so far?*AaronJennaAlAlexAramisJoseNot surePHONE CONTACT INFORMATIONPrimary Phone*Secondary PhoneOther PhonePHYSICAL ADDRESS CONTACT INFORMATIONPermanent Home Address* Address Line 1 City State AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific ZIP Code How Did You Hear About F.I.R.S.T. Institute?*Search EngineRadioSocial MediaPrint/NewspaperTVWord Of MouthCRIMINAL HISTORY By submitting this application, you agree to immediately notify the school should there be a change of circumstances that affects the accuracy of your answers in this section between the date you submit your application and your first day of classes.Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense, found guilty, or entered a plea of guilty or no contest, regardless of adjudication?*YesNoList all the offenses and/or pending charges, the date of each offense/charge, and the date of each conviction/adjudication. Also, describe the circumstances surrounding each offense/charge and if you wish, you may provide a statement as to why you believe this information should not be cause for concern about the safety of the F.I.R.S.T. Institute Community.If yes, please list all offenses and pending charges.*EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATIONName*Relation*Primary Phone*Secondary PhoneETHNICITY/DEMOGRAPHICSF.I.R.S.T. Institute does not discriminate regarding sex, age, race, color, disability, national origin, creed and/or religion. The training offered by F.I.R.S.T. Institute may have stamina or mobility requirements that may be different from other occupations. Federal law requires that institutions of higher education gather the following information regarding the ethnicity and race of its students and employees. Your individual information will be kept strictly confidential. The information is intended solely for federal statistical and reporting purposes and will not be used as a factor in the admissions process. Select one or more of the following races* American Indian Asian Black or African American Hispanic or Latino White Other Prefer Not to Answer Is English your primary language?*YesNoApplicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate the required level of language proficiency. If "no" what is your primary language?* PREVIOUS APPLICATIONSHave you ever applied to F.I.R.S.T. Institute in the past?*YesNoWhat was the outcome of your previous application?*Application accepted and completed financial planningApplication accepted and did not complete financial planningApplication deniedHave you ever attended F.I.R.S.T. Institute in the past?*YesNoDid you complete the program?*YesNoPlease state your reasoning for not finishing the program.*EDUCATIONApplicants must have graduated with a standard high school diploma or have passed the GED by their start date. Evaluation of official transcripts and GED test scores will be requested to verify eligibility to attend.What level of high school did you complete?*Still in high schoolCompleted high school with a diplomaReceived a GEDNone of the aboveName of high school or training center* School / Training Center Name City State / Province / Region AfghanistanÅland IslandsAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas IslandCocos IslandsColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCook IslandsCosta RicaCôte d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatini (Swaziland)EthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard and McDonald IslandsHoly SeeHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsle of ManIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJerseyJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKuwaitKyrgyzstanLao People's Democratic RepublicLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacauMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorfolk IslandNorth KoreaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPitcairnPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRéunionRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint BarthélemySaint HelenaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint MartinSaint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth GeorgiaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSvalbard and Jan Mayen IslandsSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTimor-LesteTogoTokelauTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUS Minor Outlying IslandsUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.Wallis and FutunaWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabwe Country Date of Completion* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY What level of college did you complete?*Haven't started collegeSome collegeCompleted Associate's degreeCompleted Bachelor's DegreeCompleted other college level credentialHave you been diagnosed with a learning disability?*YesNoPlease describe the nature of the disability and any accommodations you would need.*Any accommodations deemed necessary and reasonable will be made on a case-by-case basis. F.I.R.S.T. Institute will not necessarily incorporate all changes requested and will only be made following provision of proof of such disability.Do you have an IEP or 504 plan?*YesNoREQUESTED UPLOADSIt is requested that all applicants upload a copy of a valid I.D. or Drivers License. If an applicant has completed high school or obtained a GED, an uploaded copy of that credential is requested as well.High School DiplomaPlease upload a copy of your high school diploma or GED.Valid I.D. or Drivers LicensePlease upload a copy of your valid I.D. or Drivers License.FINANCIAL AIDFinancial aid is available to those who qualify. How do you plan to pay for your education?* FAFSA Military Benefits Self Payment Not Sure Please select all that apply to you.Have you completed a current FAFSA at FAFSA.ed.gov?*YesNoNot ApplicableIf you are applying for FAFSA, you must complete a current FAFSA online at FAFSA.ed.gov. Our school code is G41976.STUDENT HOUSINGF.I.R.S.T. Institute is committed to the needs of their students which is why we have partnered with EDURent.com and Homestay Anywhere for all incoming students. These student housing companies can assist you in securing accommodations, roommates, and apartment complexes in the vicinity of F.I.R.S.T. Institute.Will you be moving to the area to attend F.I.R.S.T. Institute?*YesNoWill you require assistance with securing a place to live while in school?*YesNoPROGRAM OF CHOICE FOR F.I.R.S.T. INSTITUTEPlease select the program you are applying for at F.I.R.S.T. Institute. CHOOSE YOUR PROGRAM*Recording Arts & Show Production (Campus)Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (Campus)Graphic Design & Web Development (Campus)Graphic Design (Online) WRITING SECTIONThe "Writing Section" is a required and important part of your application for admission. Our Directors require detailed content as well as correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation in order for your application to be accepted. *Tip – Write like it matters, not like you’re texting. NOTE: Responses must be at least 250 characters.What has inspired you to pursue your education in this field?*Why do you want to attend F.I.R.S.T. Institute and why would you be a good student if accepted into our school?*What are your career goals in 3 to 5 years after graduation and how do you plan to reach those goals?*What are you most proud of? Be sure to explain why you chose this and how you came to accomplish it. (This could be academic, professional, or personal)*Tell us about someone who has had a dramatic, positive effect on your life and why.*QUESTIONNAIRE AND WRITING SECTIONThe "Writing Section" is a required and important part of your application for admission. Our Directors require detailed content as well as correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation in order for your application to be accepted. *Tip – Write like it matters, not like you’re texting. NOTE: Some responses must be at least 250 characters.How would you describe your comfort level using a computer for basic tasks?*Not comfortableSomewhat comfortableComfortableVery comfortableDo you own a computer?*YesNoWhat type of computer do you have?*Given that this is an online program, how do you plan to complete your courses without a computer?*What is it specifically about the graphic design field that appeals to you?*Are you ready to make the necessary commitment to attain your goals? Why?*The Graphic Design online program consists of lectures, projects, and other assignments that will be due every week. What time of the day and what days of the week are you planning to dedicate to your courses?*Are you involved with any activities on a regular basis that may interfere (such as work or other commitments)?*YesNoExplain the activity and how much time per week you dedicate to it.*Do you consider yourself successfully able to work independently? Explain why.*What type of employment are you interested in after graduation: working for a company, self-employment, or freelance?*Work for a companyBe self-employedFreelanceWhy do you want to work for a company?*Why do you want to work for yourself?*Why do you want to work freelance?*What is the one obstacle that would prevent you from starting school?*By submitting this form, I certify that the statements I have made in this application are complete and true to the best of my knowledge. If accepted, I agree to abide by the policies of the Institute and authorize the use of my likeness, appearance, performance, voice, name, and student projects in connection with the operation and promotion of the Institute. I acknowledge that the Institute has the right to withdraw an application with notice at any time before classes start. I also understand that F.I.R.S.T. Institute reserves the right to withdraw subjects, courses, and programs if registration falls below the required number, and to change the faculty and staff without prior notice to students. I hereby grant F.I.R.S.T. Institute permission to make any necessary inquiries. I voluntarily and knowingly authorize any former school, government agency, employer, person, firm, corporation, its officers, employees and agents to comply with such request. The information I have provided is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.