College Application Event

BHS College Application Events

Early Action Event- Friday, September 24th 7:45 am-2:45 pm 
Regular Action Event- Thursday, November 18th 7:45 am-2:45 pm
Students should sign up at https://forms.gle/1oFeuHaL8QTnY7P97  for a time they would like to attend. 

STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DAY OF THE EVENT


1. CREATE AND MATCH COMMON APP WITH NAVIANCE

If you are using the Common App to apply for colleges, this is a very important piece of the application process.  Please follow the Quick Reference Guide to complete this step.

Common App Matching Guide

   
2. APPLY TO COLLEGES

Search colleges you plan to apply to and begin the application process.  If you are unsure where you want to apply, skip to number 5.

Common Schools:

Bowling Green State University
Capital University
University of Cincinnati
Miami University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University - Main Campus
The Ohio State University - Regional or ATI Campus
University of Toledo
Wittenberg University
Wright State University
Xavier University

Clark State Community College
Columbus State Community College
Rhodes State College
Edison Community College

APPLICATION FEE WAIVERS:

Students who qualify for Free or Reduced lunch ask your counselor for an Application Fee Waiver.   

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Make a list of additional items you need to submit with your application (ex. essay, transcript, SAT or ACT scores, recommendation letters)

**Print out a copy (or take a picture) of your confirmation page after submitting your application. Keep any confirmation emails you receive. 

**Keep a record of all usernames and passwords. 


2.REQUEST YOUR TRANSCRIPT
Transcripts must be sent from your counselor to the schools you are applying to.  Request transcripts through Naviance by following the reference guide instructions.

Transcript Request Guide


3. Complete the FAFSA - you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which is available starting October 1.  To sign your electronic FAFSA you have to create a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID)

Step 1: Create my FSA ID

Step 2: Start my FAFSA

Logan County Financial Aid Night- Thursday, October 7th at 6pm via Zoom.  Virtual information in link.

More information can be found at the Form Your Future website.

4. Apply for Scholarships

BHS Scholarship Page -Local scholarship page will be active beginning January 20th.  Plan to attend our Launch Meeting that evening at 6:00 pm in the DLC!
Chegg
Scholarships.com 
College Week Live 
Raise.Me
tuitionfundingsources.com
bigfuture.collegeboard.org
fastweb.com
State Grants and Scholarships


5. Additional Resources and Planning Items

Ohio Means Jobs
OMJ Guided Tour handout
OMJ Resume Builder

Logan County Chamber of Commerce Student Job Readiness Credential Program

Student Workbook

6. EXIT SLIPS

Complete before leaving College Application Month Event on September 24th & November 18th. 

Ohio Application Month Survey






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