Steps to Apply to 4-Year colleges

How to Apply to Colleges at Shorewood

  • Use the menus below to find the instructions you need, and/ or view the student presentation given to Senior English Classes:  Apply to College at Shorewood Fall 2019.

    Senior Family College Application Night presentation 9.27.2018

    All students applying to college (4-year or 2-year) will use Naviance as their application manager.

    Naviance is how Shorewood knows:

    1. where you are applying;
    2. when you are doing so;
    3. what materials you need.  
  • Determine Application Type

  • Complete Common App if needed

  • Complete Coalition App if needed

  • Add Schools to Your Colleges I'm Applying To List

  • Select Application Deadlines

  • Select Application Method (Common App, independent)

  • Request Transcripts

  • Formalize Letter of Recommendation Requests

  • Review Naviance Application List

  • Keep Naviance Updated

  • Official Score Reports (most schools)

  • Unofficial Reports (some schools; here's how to find out)

  • Send Scores through Coalition App

  • FAFSA

  • WASFA

  • CSS Profile

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