Greetings and salutations! It’s October, and that means that you should be well on your way to finishing your application if you are looking to apply early. Remember, our Early Decision deadline is November 1st and our Early Action deadline is November 8th. Keep this in mind as you continue working on your application!
I wanted to talk about a piece of our application that can be easy to overlook. That is the Counselor Report Form. In the excitement of finishing and submitting their application, students can miss the .pdf form that comes up at the end of the application checklist. This checklist includes submitting your official transcripts and test scores among other things, which are all very important and necessary for your application to be complete.
The Counselor Report Form is just as crucial. It is important that you print this off right away and give it to your school counselor. They will fill this form out for you, and will then mail it directly to us. As far as recommendations go, this is all that we require, so please make sure that you submit this to your counseling office as soon as possible.
It is also important to remember that we encourage our students to send in additional letters of recommendation. These letters can be from teachers, coaches, or community members. We want to get a clearer picture of who you are as a student and as a person. We want you to be a great fit in our academic and social community, and these letters of recommendation help us make that decision.
If you have not already done so, make sure to turn in your Counselor Report Form today. And make sure to request a letter of recommendation as soon as possible, as the person you are going to ask usually has requests from many other people. The earlier that you can get in a request, the earlier they can send us your letter.
Have a great day, and good luck on your application!