Processing Your College Applications. How to use Family Connection for all things relating to college apps!. Add schools to “Colleges I’m Thinking About List”.
How to use Family Connection for all things relating to college apps!
Transcript Request FormsComplete a Transcript Request form and submit to Mrs. RichardsThis must be done before we send ANY transcripts.Form available on our website or in the Counseling Office.
Submit this form ONLY after you have sent your first school electronically.
This will allow your counselor to send your transcript and other related documents in a timely manner.
at least 10 school days prior to any deadline.
If you are applying to an institution that requires the Common App, you MUST apply electronically!!!
Once you set up a Common Application account, you will need to remember your
Common App Password
Common App ID
You will need both of these for your counselor to send your transcripts electronically.
Write these in your agenda!!!
If you do not complete the FERPA Waiver, we will be unable to send your transcripts…..
Once you have decided where you will apply, move schools from the “Colleges I’m Thinking About” screen to the “Colleges I’m Applying To” screen.
Request electronic transcript!Go to “Colleges” tabLeft of screen – “Resources” (1)Click “Request Transcripts” (2)Enter required informationClick “Request Transcripts” (3)at bottom of screen.
If you do not add the schools you are applying to on the Transcript Request Form you submit to the Counseling Office, we will NOT send your transcripts.
If you are planning on attending MCC, or any of the state community colleges, you do not need to apply until the end of January.
MCC does have both an electronic application (usually available at their website late January) and a paper application.
You will still need to follow the process we have described when you apply.
Click on the sign-up prompt, and you will receive a pass on the day of the visit.