Brooklyn Technical High School College Application Process. Senior Information Session College Office October 2011. Today’s Agenda . Fee Waivers Common Application Naviance Process Teacher Recommendation Letters Questions & Answers . Fee Waivers.
Brooklyn Technical High School College Application Process
Senior Information Session
Fee Waivers available in Rm. 7E2- during lunch periods ONLY!
Students who are Free or Reduced Lunch Eligible may receive the following Fee Waivers:
SAT I & II
4 College Board Fee Waivers
10 NACAC Fee Waiver
CUNY- Must apply FIRST!- We receive a very minimum amount of CUNY Fee Waivers- First come- First served!
Regarding SUNY Applications/Fee Waiver
- Students should ONLY apply to SUNY via the Common Application.
- You will receive NACAC Fee Waivers for these schools
- College Board Fee Waivers CANNOT be used for SUNY via the Common Application
Complete your common application at www.commonapp.org
You can save your application until it is ready to be sent.
Recommended to complete two personal essays that are on the common application. Some schools require an additional essay.
SCHOOLS NOT LISTED ON COMMON APPLICATION
Go to the schools website and download the application and complete
Must apply to CUNY at www.cuny.edu- Deadline: Feb 1st
You may apply to six (6) CUNY colleges.
Macaulay Honors College: www.macaulay.cuny.edu. You may apply six colleges. These schools must be listed in preference order. When you apply to Macaulay Honors, you cannot apply regular admission to CUNY. Deadline: Dec. 1st
Must apply to SUNY via the Common Application
Information regarding which school you are applying to must be entered into
your Naviance account and Transcript Request Forms must be submitted to the
College Office by :
Early Action/Early Decision & College with Deadlines Earlier than
December 1st (Including Macaulay Honors): Thursday, October 6th
CUNY Applications: Thursday, November 17th
SUNY Applications: Thursday, November 17th
College with Deadlines of December 15th or later:
Thursday, November 17th
PLEASE BE AWARE: After the above deadline dates have passed, the Naviance System will be TURNED OFF and students will no longer be able to add colleges on to the system.
These forms are available in the College Office and on-line at www.bths.edu under “College Office” & “Forms”.
There are 3 different types of Transcript Request Forms:
You MUST fill out the appropriate form and include ALL school in which you are applying…
EA/ED & All Schools w/ Deadline of Dec 1 or earlier
Schools w/ Deadline of December 15th or Later
What role does Naviance play in your application Process?
It allows the College Office and Your Guidance Counselor to know where you are applying so that we can send out your TRANSCRIPT, COUNSELOR LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION and SECONDARY SCHOOL REPORT to each of those schools on time!
It is a paperless process and saves you time and money on postage!
It is simple and easy and your college application is NOT COMPLETE until you follow the steps outlined in the “Application Instructions” for Naviance.
Naviance Demo with a
Senior at Tech
applying to college!
How many Teacher Recs do I need?
Who should I ask?
What should I provide my Teacher with to help them write the best possible letter about me!?
How do these get sent to colleges?
Are you receiving emails from the College Office?
Do you Read them!???
Several Panel Presentations and College Visits scheduled for the upcoming weeks!
Financial Aid Night: Dec. 1st- English Speaking
Dec. 7th- Chinese Speaking
And more to come….Keep reading your weekly Newsletter for Updates!
Do not hesitate to ask!
Please make sure to read through the College Office handbook which is posted on bths.edu under “College Office” link!
Also, make sure to read ALL emails that come from the College Office or your Counselor!