• Seniors - College Application Checklist 

    College Bound

    • Meet with your School Counselor.


    • Start drafts of your college essays.



    • Continue to visit colleges you are interested in.


    • Make a list or chart of your application deadlines.
      • We recommend you apply to 4-6 schools.
      • If you are applying for honors programs, they may have earlier deadlines.


    • In Naviance Student, add schools to "Colleges I'm Applying To".  You must put ALL colleges you are applying to into Naviance whether they are Common App, Coalition or school specific.


    • For Common App - link your Common App to your Naviance Student Account.


    • Request your high school transcript.
      • In Naviance Student and you must also submit a signed transcript request form two weeks before your application deadline to the LCH Counseling Office.
      • You will need 1 transcript request form per school.


    • Ask teachers/coaches/mentors about writing a letter of recommendation.
      • Remember to give your recommenders plenty of time to write the letter and remind them of your application deadlines.
      • If you would like a letter from someone who does not work at LCH, have the recommender send their letter to your counselor.


    • Send your SAT and/or ACT scores to the colleges you are applying to.


    • File your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)


    • Check and revise your applications and essays.


    • Submit your applications.


    • Write Thank you notes to those who wrote a letter of recommendation for you or helped with your applications.


    • Start looking for and applying for scholarships.
      • Mr. West in the Career Center can help you with this.


    Quick Links:

    How to use Naviance Video

    Transcript Deadlines

    Transcript Form

    Senior Transcript Letter Information

    Student Insight Sheet

    Virginia College Tour



Last Modified on September 23, 2019