The transition from adolescence to young adulthood is definitely one of the more challenging, scary but exciting periods that you will encounter in your lifetime. Becoming students in high school means more than just the added responsibility of an increasingly rigorous course load, but it means additional accountability and ownership concerning the next phase of your life. Planning for life after high school will require you to make some serious decisions about what will be your next step. For some, the next step may include vocational/technical training and for others it will mean college. At Westchester Square Academy, we pride ourselves in supporting ALL students and helping them find options that are in alignment with their interests.
Ms. Massiah, College/Guidance Counselor
Seniors - Things to Do!
- Make sure you have a NAVIANCE account (www.naviance.com) school postal code- 10461
- Make sure you have a Common Application account and enter at least 5 private schools (www.commonapp.org). Make sure you complete the entire “Education” section of your account to be able to move on to the next step
- Link CommonApp and Naviance together
Log in to your Naviance account (naviance.com)
Create your CUNY, SUNY, and Common App accounts
Link your Naviance account to your common app account
Request letters of recommendation via Naviance (give teachers brag sheets)
Complete your CUNY application
Complete your SUNY applications ($50 per school/fee waiver)
Complete your Common Application (fees varies)
Complete supplemental in its entirety (SUNY and Common App)
Complete Financial Aid ( www.fafsa.ed.gov)