Applying for College

Use these resources put together by the College Counseling team to help guide you and your family through the College Application Process. Please read everything carefully and do your best to follow the recommended deadlines.

College Application Resources

College Application Timeline – To help you stay organized, use this timeline (originally handed out at the College Night for Juniors in January). Please refer to this document to know what you should be working on between now and graduation.

College Application Packet – This packet gives you step-by-step action items to help you navigate the application process. It also includes details on how to ask for a teacher recommendation and details about the class of 2021 to help you fill out your college applications.

Letter of Recommendation – Teacher Request Form – Please fill this form out and give it to the appropriate teacher. Your request is not official until the teacher receives this form in person.

Parent or Guardian Response Form – Parents, please complete this form. It will be used to assist your student’s counselor in writing their recommendation letter.

Reference Form – If you have someone who knows you well in your extracurricular activities and would like them as a reference to enhance the counselor letter of recommendation, please use this form.

COVID-19 Impact

Use this list of resources to track updates to the college application process due to COVID-19:

College Events

Virtual College Fair May 29-30

Register to explore colleges across the United States and attend virtual sessions with admissions representatives.

College Essay Workshop

On August 4, 2020,  the College Counseling Team will provide a College Essay Workshop for all rising seniors. Please make sure to register and mark your calendars for this helpful opportunity!

Beyond the Application

Paying for College

As you think about paying for college, consider visiting FAFSA Forecaster, Fastweb.com, or Raise.me for more information regarding financial aid, financial planning and scholarships.

Want to Play a Sport in College?

All athletes who hope to play in the NCAA or NAIA should be sure to create an account on the NCAA Eligibility Center or NAIA Eligibility Center. This is a required first step in the process of meeting eligibility requirements. Please email Bill Bufton with any questions.

Other Questions?

Your Academic & College Counselor is here to help, so please do not hesitate to contact them with any questions.