College Application Event

BHS College Application Month Event

Thursday, October 25th 8:00 am-2:45 pm 
Friday, October 26th 7:30 am-1:45 pm
Students should sign up with their counselor for a class period to come down to the DLC each day of College Application Month.

STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DAY OF THE EVENT


1.  APPLY TO COLLEGES

Go to college website you plan to apply to and begin application.  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:

If you qualify for Free or Reduced lunch ask a Counselor for an Application Fee Waiver form.  You will need to sign a Fee Waiver form for each college/university you are applying to. 

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Use your handout provided to make a list of additional items you need to submit with your application (such as: essay, transcript, SAT or ACT scores, recommendation letters)

For your records print out a copy (or take a picture) of your confirmation page after submitting your application. Also make sure to keep any confirmation email that you may receive after applying. 

Also, make sure to keep track of all log-in information and passwords for accounts you create. 


2.REQUEST YOUR TRANSCRIPT be sent to the schools you apply

Set up your Parchment account: Parchment Account Activation

If you do not have your Parchment Activation Sheet, see your counselor for you log in code.

We also send transcripts through the Common Application, Send Edu, MyBGSU, and other platforms.  Check with your Counselor to be sure your transcript is sent.  DO NOT assume that because you have applied, that we know to send your transcript. Use school email to communicate with your counselor.


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

FAFSA Help OH Event Thursday, November 8th 3:30-6pm at Indian Lake- sign up today!

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 24th.  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
mycollegedollars.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

Both of the following forms need filled out before you leave College Application Month on Friday the 26th. 
BHS College Application Month Sign Out Form
Ohio Application Month Survey






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