Naviance Necessities - Class of 2019

Class of 2019 Naviance Necessities

  • ADD YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO YOUR NAVIANCE ACCOUNT. Click on the manage my account link (upper right hand corner) ::manage my profile
    • Use the same email address for Naviance and Common app. Keep it professional!
  • Click on the About me tab.
    • Complete assessments for career and personality strengths.
    • Complete the Brag Sheet (left side of page). Brag sheet is used by teachers and counselors to write letters of recommendations for college and scholarships.
    • Once you've hit "save and I'm finished" you can no longer make changes.
  • Click on Colleges tab:
    • Click>Colleges I'm applying to
    • *Common App Account Matching (Blue Box) will appear. You will need to complete Step 1 and 2 before matching your Common App to Naviance. Use the same email for both accounts.
    • Click +add to this list
    • Select colleges, check the boxes: Request Transcript and Send Mid-Year Transcript
    • Click Add Colleges
  • REQUEST LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION:
    • Before requesting through Naviance, make a face to face request to the teacher.
    • Under College Tab, click on >Letters of Recommendation. Add teachers /counselors name & add personal note. PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST GIVE 2 WEEK NOTICE FOR ALL REQUESTS
  • FIND SCHOLARSHIPS:
    • Under College Tab, scroll down to bottom of page. Click on Scholarship List. Look through all scholarships and APPLY!! (PLHS Scholarship list will come out in March).
  • Make sure to meet ALL deadline requirements! Late Applications will not be accepted!
  • As you know, it is that time of the year to start on your College Applications! You may have already started, or about to start, so I wanted to tell you a few simple procedures to make the process easier
  • If you are applying to a CSU- Applications are ONLINE @ www.csumentor.com October 1-November 30
  • If you are applying to a UC- Applications are ONLINE @ www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions November 1-November 30
  • If you are applying to a Private College- Research their website to get information about their application process. Many Private Colleges use the Common Application.
  • If you are applying to a Community College- Apply ONLINE on that particular Community College's website. You can begin to fill out these applications in the SPRING.
  • FAFSA opens July 1st, 2018. File early!! Priority filing deadline is still March 2nd. See Financial Aid page for more info.
  • Make sure you have taken (or are signed up to take) the ACT or SAT! This is a requirement for CSU, UC and Private Colleges. It is NOT a requirement for Community College.
  • Make sure to meet ALL deadline requirements! Late Applications will not be accepted!
  • Request all transcripts through NAVIANCE. Our Registrar keeps track of all requests through this program.
  • Start applying for scholarships....look at scholarships on NAVIANCE! Some are first come, first served, so be PRO-ACTIVE!
  • Finally, in you need anything, feel free to come see your Counselor! The sooner we start the process, the better.
  • Feel free to stop by or e-mail your Counselor if you need anything!
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