Steps to Apply to 4-Year colleges

How to Apply to Colleges at Shorewood

  • The menus below detail the steps for college applications. Also see: 

    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.  
  • Required for Seniors Applying to Any Sort of College

  • 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

  • Match Naviance to Common App (necessary if you have Common App Colleges)

  • Official Score Reports (most schools)

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

  • Send Scores through Coalition App



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Having trouble with Naviance steps on your Chromebook?

  • If something in Naviance isn't working like it is supposed to and you are using your Chromebook, try clearing the cache and cookies. Here's how: 

    1. On your computer, open Chrome.
    2. At the top right, click More (the three vertical dots).
    3. Click More tools then select Clear browsing data.
    4. At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
    5. Check the boxes next to Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files 
    6. Click the blue Clear data button at the bottom.

    For some issues, you may have to enable pop-ups.