College Resources & Forms

Transcript Request Form

This form may be completed and returned to the Guidance Department for each college/university to which the student is applying. It should be submitted once the college is added to the list of schools on Naviance. It must contain the college/university name and complete mailing address. Once received, this form gives the Guidance Department permission to release a transcript package via Naviance to that college or university. The student must provide 5 stamps per request form to Guidance for each "mail only" college application.

Grade 12 Release of Records

This "one time" pink form is signed by both student and parent and placed in the Guidance File. It authorizes Guidance to release transcript information to coaches and colleges.

Student Brag Sheet

This form needs to be completed in Naviance It provides additional information for the counselor to incorporate into a recommendation letter and is included in transcript packet.

Parent Brag Sheet

This form needs to be completed once and turned in to the student's counselor. It provides additional information for the counselor to incorporate into a recommendation letter and is included in transcript packet.

Brag Sheet for Teacher Recommendations

This form needs to be completed and turned in to each teacher writing one of your recommendations. It must be given to each teacher at least 3 weeks before your first college deadline.

Deadlines to Submit Transcript Request Forms

This schedule is a guideline for students to use in providing Guidance with the transcript request forms and other necessary information.

1st Quarter Grade Request Complete this form if you applied EA or ED to a college and would like your 1st quarter grades sent to any of those colleges. MLHS does not send these grades out automatically since not all colleges require them. That said, students who are proud of their 1st quarter grades are encouraged to send them anyway.

Student Opt-out Form Under the federal "No Child Left Behind" Act, public high schools must give the names, addresses and telephone numbers of students to military recruiters, college/university recruiters and prospective employers if the recruiters request the information (P.L. 107-110, Section 9528; 10 USC 503). However, students or their parents have the right to instruct the school in writing that this information is not to be released. This is the opt-out document.

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS RESOURCES

Summer College Essay Workshop

During Summer 2018, Mr. Henry and Mrs. Giurlando ran college essay sessions for Seniors. Click HERE for a link to the presentation.

Matching your Common App and Naviance Accounts

Students must match their Common App and Naviance accounts so that school faculty can send college application documents electronically.

Colleges that Superscore the ACT

Though a majority of colleges superscore the SAT, fewer superscore the ACT. This is a list of colleges that do superscore the ACT

Admissions Glossary of Terms

This is a list of common terms used in the college admissions process

College Search and Application Timeline

A month-by-month schedule for the college search and application process beginning in January of junior year

The College Visit

Some tips to help students prepare for their college visits

Should I Send It?

This flowchart, created by Tufts, helps students determine what supplemental material they should send to colleges

Practice College Interview Questions

Questions often asked on college interviews

UC Application Support

A series of webinars to helps students complete the University of California application

Colleges with Subject Test Requirements

This is a list of colleges that require, recommend, or consider SAT Subject Tests. These policies change from year-to-year, so be sure to check with your individual institutions.

Colleges That Accept Self-Reported Test Scores

In an effort to reduce financial barrier in college admissions, these colleges will accept self-reported SAT and/or ACT scores from applicants. Official score reports only need to be sent if a student decides to enroll at that institution. As always, students should check with their colleges indivually for their most up-to-date application policies.

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