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College Application Checklist



CUNY Application

  • I submitted my CUNY application

  • I sent my SAT scores to CUNY UAPC through College Board (code: 2950)


SUNY/Common Application

  • I submitted my SUNY apps via the SUNY Portal or

  • I submitted my SUNY apps via Common App

  • I have paid application fees or requested fee waivers on the Common App

  • I have submitted supplemental essays & applications

  • I sent my SAT score to my colleges through College Board

  • I applied to a mix of colleges including, SUNYs, privates and/or out-of-state


Personal Statement

  • I have completed the final version of my college essay. It was edited and reviewed by teacher and/or counselor


Recommendation letter

  • I have asked at least two teachers for a recommendation letter and they have submitted it to CUNY, Common App or any other college or trade school applications

  • I have sent thank you notes to the teachers writing my letters of recommendation

Financial Aid

  • I created FSA IDs for myself and a parent

  • I have applied for Federal Student Aid programs via FAFSA

  • I have applied for the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) via HESC

  • I have downloaded my Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA and sent it to my college counselor

  • I have added all of my colleges to my FAFSA account

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