seniors were given a booklet entitled, How To Apply To College.
It includes information on how to use Common Application, how to use
Naviance, and how to apply for Financial Aid.Please read it thoroughly! The following are some
Use Common Application to apply
to college. If your college is not listed on Common App, go to its
website to apply.
Use Naviance to list the
colleges you have applied to so that we can send out your transcript and
letters of recommendation.
You must MATCHyour Common
App and Naviance accounts following the directions in the booklet.
All letters of recommendation
must be requested through Naviance.
It is your responsibility to
send out your SAT scores from your own College Board account.
SAT scores are not required for 2 year colleges.
In order for you to receive a
fee waiver for SATs or college apps, you must be on the federal
free/reduced lunch list if eligible.
If you are eligible for fee
waivers, you might be eligible for EOP in the SUNY schools and SEEK in the
The deadline for CUNY is
February 1. You can apply after that but your acceptance will not be
Most colleges are on Rolling
Admissions so the earlier you apply, your chances of acceptance will be
Early Action means that you are applying early (usually by Nov. 1 or 15) and you will receive your decision early (you still do not have to accept until May 1).
Early Decision is a legally binding contract that states you will attend one particular college if they accept you. It is a serious decision so please discuss it with me.
If you wish to participate in college
sports, you must register with the NCAA at www.ncaaclearinghouse.orgNotify me immediately so that I will send a copy of your transcript to NCAA.
Watch your deadlines!
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