Seniors


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    FALL:

    • SENIOR PARENT/STUDENT NIGHT; (September 9th & September 21st) look for email invite sent 9/20/21
    • Please review the college “To Do List” on the homepage of Naviance for information on how to request and submit all documents be sent to your schools
    • FINANCIAL AID NIGHT Gr 8-12 Parents; (October 14, 2021, 7:00pm) look for email invite
    • Complete the FAFSA (as soon as possible after October 1)
    • SENIOR LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION SURVEY REQUIRED (in NAVIANCE)
    • SENIOR MEETING with your counselor (Sept/early Oct); automatically scheduled
    • RECOMMENDATION LETTER FOLLOW-UP FORM  (1st 2 weeks of school)
    • RECORDS RELEASE AUTHORIZATION FORM REQUIRED (submit to Counseling Office; gives GVHS permission to send transcripts/records to colleges)
    • OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM REQUIRED (in NAVIANCE) click here for detailed instructionsProcess for requesting official transcripts in Naviance (Seniors Only) powerpoint
    • Confirm transcript request is successful in NAVIANCE “Colleges I’m Applying To”; should say REQUESTED next to each school
    • SAT/ACT scores: STUDENTS request from collegeboard.org and/or actstudent.org; process can take up to 2-3 weeks. click here for more details
    • COLLEGE REP VISITS: College reps visit GVHS in the fall (Look for emails/updates in student bulletin; sign up in NAVIANCE)
    • NCAA (Division I or II athletics)- request that counseling sends your transcript to NCAA and arrange for your SAT/ACT scores to be sent to NCAA. Click here for more NCAA details

    WINTER/SPRING:

    • FINANCIAL AID: Complete the FAFSA (as soon as possible after October 1) 
    • Follow deadlines & requirements for colleges you apply to
    • Notify colleges of your decisions (yes and no) by their deadlines 
    • Sign up for AP exams; contact collegeboard.org to request AP scores are sent to college you will attend if desired; exams are given in May
    • LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS (list/applications posted approx. March 1)- scholarships worth hundreds/thousands of $$$ offered to GVHS Seniors specifically; look for email announcements; application deadline Mon, April 4, 2022, 3:30pm; no late applications accepted
    • GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS found via web searches & in NAVIANCE; rolling deadlines.
    • SENIOR EXIT SURVEY REQUIRED (in NAVIANCE)
    • FINAL TRANSCRIPTS to colleges are sent automatically based on info entered in Senior Survey

    SUMMER: