The Application Process

College Application Calendar
Stay organized with your time and applications in the Fall! That will save your from feeling overwhelmed as you make challenging decisions and as applications are due. This Calendar from also provides various tools and resources to help you keep your cool.

Applying to schools using the CUNY, SUNY, and/or Common Applications? Start

Early Decision and Early Action

If you are in need of a fee waiver for SAT, ACT, or TOEFL, bring in a copy of your parent/guardian’s 1040 most recent income tax form to the College Office, Room 111. Additional documentation may be required.

Fee Waivers are only given PERIOD 3.

Only students who receive fee waivers for SAT’s are eligible to receive a total of 4 fee waivers for private colleges. All private college fee waivers should be requested at one time.

CUNY and SUNY have their own guidelines for fee waivers.

If you qualify for fee waivers, you may also qualify for New York’s Education Opportunity Programs. Click here to learn more.

College Application Essays
Many colleges and universities require you to submit an essay(s) as part of their admission requirements. Get tips here on how to get through this challenging process.

Letters of Recommendation
Many college applications request two or three recommendation letters from people who know you in and out of the classroom. Get tips here.