By November 23rd you need to:
- Completed and submitted your CUNY application
- If you qualify for fee waivers, please email us for your CUNY fee waiver code
- If you are applying to any private or SUNY schools, you also need to have:
- finalized the list of SUNY or Private schools you are applying to and make sure they are listed on Common App
- Match your Common App to your Naviance account
- Added your teacher recommenders to Naviance
- Checked off if you qualify for fee waivers on the common app
What is it?
Who needs to fill it out?
Application for grants of up to $6135 from the federal government
All students who have a SSN
Application for grants of up to $5165 from the NY state government
Any student planning on attending college in NY
Application for a scholarship to cover CUNY or SUNY tuition
Any family who makes less than $125K whose CUNY tuition was not covered by FAFSA and TAP
Application certain private colleges use to determine a students financial aid package
Any student applying to a college listed here
College To-Do List
- 9th-12th grades: Log into your Naviance account to see your GPA, PSAT, and SAT scores, and to do college and career research using the "Find your fit" and "Super Match" tools.
- Juniors: Beginning in the Spring term 2021, you may begin working on college preparedness tasks using the checklist list. The College Office also uses Google Classroom as a hub for updates and resources. Make sure you join the "Cohort 2022 College Office" Google Classroom page.
- Check the "Cohort 2021 College Office" Google Classroom page for the most up-to-date to-do lists, announcements, tutorials, etc.
- Your October to-do list includes deadlines and links to important websites: Click here.
- Apply to CUNY: See tutorial HERE
- Apply to FAFSA for Federal Financial Aid: See tutorial HERE
- Apply to TAP for NYS financial aid: See tutorial HERE
- See a timeline of important deadlines
- Register for Virtual College Tours
- Apply for Scholarships
Please email Mr. Michael Maslankowski at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are HSTAT alumni and need college or career-related assistance.
- 9th grade: If eligible, apply to the Minds Matter program for academic support and college readiness mentorship.
- Eligibility requirements: Must Be a freshman student during the application year. Maintain a strong overall grade point average of 3.2 or higher. Comes from a household with an annual income that meets the Free or Reduced Lunch Income Eligibility Guidelines
- 9-11th grade: Interested in studying abroad for the Summer? Apply to CIEE for an opportunity to study in another country. See the CIEE website for details.
- 11th grade: Would you like a one-on-one Advisor to help you prepare for your Senior year of High School? Consider applying to Bottom Line. See Eligibility requirements:
- Must be the first generation of your family to earn a Bachelor's degree AND/OR live in a household that meets Bottom Line's income eligibility. Review the Income Eligibility chart.
- A U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Refugee / Asylee (additional eligible statuses vary by region)
- Interested in applying to Bachelor's degree programs at four-year colleges.
- 12th grade: Check the "Cohort 2021 College Office" Google Classroom page for access to scholarship details and college opportunity programs.