Updated: Jul 28
So many moving parts! Our CPC custom application checklist keeps students organized. Here is our process to make sure nothing is missed:
Common Application Advisors - CPC planners are advisors on each student account. Students have also invited parents as advisors to view common application content and each school's specific questions. In real-time, we can view applications sent, applications due, and if the application type submitted (early action, regular decision, etc.) and program of study is correct.
Linking school accounts - Naviance, SCOIR - We help students match their high school guidance office platforms to their common application account to ensure transcripts and recommendation letters arrive on time.
Common Application Review - When the common application sections (profile, family, education, testing, activities, and writing) are complete, CPC will review the content and provide any suggested changes to a student's to-do list.
School Review - Students have a custom checklist for each school. Before launching an application, students are to review each checklist item and confirm from their application the checklist item is correct. We catalog over 40 different checklist items that students might miss. For example, do they have the opportunity to set up an optional interview? Can a student upload a URL with an online presence? How about completing contact points to show demonstrated interest? We make sure all of the real estate available is used and are here to answer questions.
Submit Application - We walk students through their first application submissions. Once they are comfortable with the process, they submit applications on their own.
Post Application - We make sure students have activated their student accounts and completed all material items on their checklist such as linking an SRAR account, submitting the FAFSA/CSS profile, or applying for honors programs or institutional scholarships when applicable.
If you'd like to schedule a no-obligation chat, we can talk about how we can help your student stay on track.