Senior Application "Cheat Sheet"

When to Use Naviance

  1. Add ALL Colleges/Universities to “Colleges I’m Applying to” (even if you aren’t requesting a transcript)
  2. Make sure to click “Request Transcript” so that Mrs. Porter can send your transcripts to schools who require one. Do not submit a request for Colleges in the Common Application or Coalition.
  3. Complete All High School and Beyond “Tasks” found under the “My Planner” tab. This is a graduation requirement!


Please visit and/or for information regarding testing during Covid.

Additionally, we encourage you to look at the websites of colleges and universities you are interested in or intend on applying to for specific SAT and ACT college admissions requirements.

2020-2021 SAT Dates 2020-2021 ACT Dates
Test Date Deadline to Register Test Date Deadline to Register

College Essay

Most Colleges/Universities require you submit an essay with your application. Check the college’s website for admission requirements and the specific prompt that you need to respond to in your essay. Ask a teacher, friend or other reliable source to provide feedback or edits as you write and finalize your essay. ALSO plan to attend "College Apps and Snacks" for Counselor feedback/support.

"College Apps and Chats" Dates

What is College Apps and Chats??

Counselors block out virtual office hours specifically to chat about your college apps! Counselors can provide feedback and support for any questions related to applications, college essays, recommendations, etc.

Wednesday, October 21, 11:00-12:00

Wednesday, October 28, 11:00-12:00

Click on your counselor's zoom link below during those times to chat about your apps!

Ms. Miller: Students A-C

Ms. Lamb: Students D-H

Mr. Churchill: Students I-Mi

Mr. Hirsch: Mo-Sh

Ms. Brenner: Si-Z