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52 West Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Phone: 845.497.4000
Fax: 845.497.4030

WASHINGTONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
THE COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS

Login to Naviance Family Connections through the link on our guidance website. When signing on use your traditional school logon (not email) and password.

IN THE COLLEGES TAB – CLICK ON COLLEGES I’M APPLYING TO
 
1Register for the Common Application (www.commonapp.org) if you’re applying to at least one Common Application School. (if you are not applying to any schools that use the common application click on the red Not Needed and proceed to number 3)

Everyone MUST complete the following tasks to sign the FERPA waiver in the Common Application:

Complete the EDUCATION section

Add at least one college to the MY COLLEGES section
 
2Matching the Common Application to Naviance Family Connection:

Log on to Naviance Family Connection

Click on the COLLEGES tab

Click on COLLEGES I’M APPLYING TO

Enter your Common Application email address in the COMMON APPLICATION MATCHING section

Confirm the date of birth as listed is correct

The Schools from your Common Application will automatically appear on your Family Connections screen when you match the Common Application to Family Connections

In the column APPLYING VIA COMMON APP? YES should be indicated if it is a Common Application college

3Colleges not using Common Application: If you are applying to a non-common application college you must add the colleges to your list by moving them from COLLEGES I’M THINKING ABOUT or clicking + add colleges to this list on the COLLEGES I’M APPLYING TO page.
 
3aComplete the student portion of the college application (Colleges not using Common Application)
 
Student's personal information, extra-curricular activities, honors and awards, community service and required essays

Supplemental application(s) should be completed only if it is required by the college

Submit student portion of application on-line with required fee

Contact the College Board or ACT Testing Company to send official score reports

SAT/SAT Subject Tests – www.collegeboard.org or 1-866-756-7346
ACT – www.actstudent.org or 1-319-337-1313
AP Scores – 1-888-225-5428 or 1-609-771-7300

4Procedure for Requesting a Teacher Letter of Recommendation
Personally ask teachers to write a letter of recommendation and provide them with a copy of your resume.
Log onto Naviance Family Connection
Click on COLLEGES
Click on LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
FIND TEACHR NAME AND SUBMIT

Your counselor will be completing your school report.  It is not necessary to select them for a recommendation.

5Counselor Responsibilities
Your counselor will send the following items to each college when the student completes and submits to the counselor a signed TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM with the colleges listed.  You may need to submit more than one request form if you apply to more than 6 colleges or your college application process is ongoing.  Once the signed and completed form is received, the counselor will then send to those colleges or universities your:

Official Transcript
List of Senior Year Courses
Counselor Letter of Recommendation – Please provide your counselor with a resume
Washingtonville High School Profile
Secondary School Report
Your counselor will also send first quarter grades and mid-year grades to each college if/when the student requests it through Naviance.

6Types of Applications
Listed below are the ways in which students file college applications. Regardless of how you apply you must enter the college into the Naviance system.

Common Application - www.commonapp.org - Supplemental applications may be required
SUNY Application - www.suny.edu/student - Supplemental application may be required
CUNY Applicationwww.cuny.edu
On-Line Application for individual colleges
The Coalition Application - www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org
Paper-Based Application for individual colleges

7NCAA Requirements - www.eligibilitycenter.org
Division I
16 core courses
Sliding Scale for GPA & SAT requirements
Division II
16 core courses (as of Aug 1, 2013)
Minimum GPA 2.0
Minimum SAT Scores 820
Minimum ACT Sum scores 68

WASHINGTONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL ANNUAL COLLEGE NIGHT – Usually held the first Thursday in OCtober
OCCA SPRING COLLEGE NIGHT – April  26, 2017 AT SUNY ORANGE
CHECK NAVIANCE DAILY FOR UPDATED COLLEGE VISITS

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