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Easy to Follow College Application Checklist

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College Application Checklist

  • Send ACT Scores through act.org
    • If you used an ACT Waiver for the ACT, it should still be in the system.
    • If you don’t have an ACT fee waiver in the system, see Mrs. Landstrom in the media center
  • Send SAT scores through collegboard.org
    • If you used an SAT Waiver for the SAT, it should still be in the system.
    • If you don’t have an SAT fee waiver in the system, see Mrs. Landstrom in the media center
  • Connect Applications to Naviance
    • Connect Common App to Naviance
    • Add colleges, manually to “Colleges I’m Applying To” List that are not on Common App.
  • Request Transcripts through Naviance
    • In the “Colleges I’m Applying To” List; select “Manage Transcripts” à “Initial” à check colleges from your list you are requesting transcripts for.
    • You can also see the status of transcripts in this screen.
  • Application Fee Waivers (If you need one)
    • If you are using Common App; you request through Common App and it links to Naviance. Your guidance counselor will upload it through Naviance.
    • If you are not applying through Common App; see your counselor for the NACAC Application Fee Waiver Form. Follow the college’s directions for submitting it.
  • Recommendations
    • If the school you are applying to requires a recommendation, send the person you are submitting as a recommender an Education Resume. This allows them to have information necessary for an effective letter of recommendation.
  • SSAR
    • Check if your school requires SSAR https://ssar.selfreportedtranscript.com/Login.aspx
    • Helpful Tip: Request an unofficial transcript printed from guidance. This will make completing the SSAR easier on you.
    • Florida schools that require SSAR:
      • Flagler College
      • FAMU
      • FAU
      • Florida Polytechnic University
      • FSU
      • New College of Florida
      • UNF
      • UF
      • UWF
    • Other Requirements
      • Most schools send a follow up email with follow up instructions. Check your email regularly.