The Common App can be a great time-saving way to apply to college if at least a few of the colleges that you are interested in applying to are partnered with Common App. There are over 600 schools on Common App currently. To see a full list, click here. Specifically, the screen shot below shows which schools in Virginia are on the Common App:
Mrs. Burkhardt created a video to help students and families understand the Common App process and set up their accounts. To view that video, click here.
Here are some highlights from the video:
Helpful Common App Tools
The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) is pleased to announce exciting and FREE STEM opportunities for 2015-16 sophomores, juniors, and seniors:
The Virginia Space Coast Scholars Program for 10th graders: http://vscs.spacegrant.org
The Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars program for 11th graders: http://vasts.spacegrant.org
The Virginia Earth Systems Science Scholars Program for 11th and 12th graders: http://vsgc.odu.edu/VESSS
ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8th
Anyone interested in applying to GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL for the VISUAL and PERFORMING ARTS or the ACADEMIC SUBJECTS needs to visit with Mr. Rapoza.
ALL applications and supporting documents are due on NOVEMBER 6th by the end of the school day. Late applications will not be considered.
The school counseling office will begin hosting Lunch Bunch this Wednesday, October 7th during 4th period (covering all lunches). Lunch bunch is designed for seniors that want feedback or assistance on their college application essays. School counsleors and students from W&L will be available to read your essays, give feedback on your essays, and answer any questions that you may have about college application essays or the college application process in general.
No appointment is needed. Just stop by the Counseling Office during your lunch period. We will be working with students in the Counseling Office Conference Room. If you have any questions about Lunch Bunch, please see Mr. Rapoza!