WELCOME TO THE CLASS OF 2024 COLLEGE APPLICATION SEASON!
Senior year is here and Fall 2024 is your College Application Season. If you are just starting your college application journey or you already have your colleges selected, this space is for you. There are a lot of resources at your fingertips and plenty of opportunities for you to participate in college fairs or workshops. Take advantage of all that is offered. It is all here for you!
Schedule your senior one-on-one meeting with Mrs.Kropelnicki in August or September. If your parents want to attend, please invite them. (30 minute meeting should be enough time). Prepare to bring the following with you:
Final list of Colleges
List of essays (number of essay, topics and due dates)
Deadline Plan (early action, early decision, rolling decision, regular decision)
Draft your main essay. Turn the first essay into Mrs. Ventilla on the first day of English class.
Draft your supplemental essays and review with Essay mentor.
Fill out the data section of the Common App, UC App and/or Individual College Applications.
Update Maia Learning with "Considering List" and move to "Applying List", if ready.
Request recommendations from teachers and counselor (Ask 2 teachers in case any college requires 2. If a college requires 1 teacher recommendation, only 1 will be sent.)
Sign up for virtual College Visits to SVHS on Maia Learning.
Keep your college material and deadlines organized!
Create an email address to use for all things college related. Be sure it reflects your maturity and check it 2-3 times a week as you progress through the application process. Colleges use email to communicate with you.
Clean up your social media. Assume everything you post is up for discussion.