Common Application The 2017-18 Application www.commonapp.org is now available. This is used for applying to more than one college. You will also have to complete the additional forms that each college requires. Make sure you meet with your high school counselor to ensure they have all the necessary paperwork to complete your file before submitting your application.
NOTE: The following Georgia Schools use the Common App for their applications: Agnes Scott College, Berry College, Brenau University, Clark Atlanta University, Emory University, Georgia College & State University, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University (including Georgia Perimeter), Mercer University, Morehouse College, Oglethorpe University, Piedmont College,Savannah School of Art & Design, Spelman College.
There is a large list of out-of-state colleges that use the Common App. Those colleges will be listed on the Common App website at www.commonapp.org.
When applying through the Common App. you will need the full name of your counselor. Mrs. Lake is not a counselor. The common app allows you to request a recommendation from your counselor and allows them to send the recommendation on-line. Please complete a Senior "Brag Sheet" for your counselor as soon as possible so that they may write an informed recommendation for you. Brag sheets can be found in the Counseling Office or the College and Career Center. Please allow counselors a minimum of two weeks prior to the application deadline to complete and submit your recommendation. Your counselor will also upload your latest transcript to the desired college for free. This requires no additional action on your part. Please note, you will need to submit your SAT scores through your college board account or your ACT scores through your ACT account. This is the only way your scores can be sent to colleges and be considered official.