FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Who should attend this boot camp?
This boot camp is for rising seniors who may want an opportunity to get a head start on their college application process. This session may be especially helpful for those with a busy fall schedule.
I have siblings/friends at another school and they want to come. Can they pay and attend?
Calvert Hall students have registration priority, then their siblings. If spaces still remain, non-Calvert Hall students may register.
Where does the tuition money go?
The tuition will pay college counselors, printing and office supplies, and snacks daily.
What is the Common or Coalition Application?
The Common Application and Coalition Applications are accepted at over 600 colleges and universities in the United States and seven international schools. With one application, seniors can apply to multiple schools. All schools belonging to Common App may be found here: www.commonapp.org . Coalition members can be found here: http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/members.html .
What is Naviance?
Naviance is software used by most schools to send documents, like transcripts, electronically to colleges. There are also some college search features, most notably scattergrams, which enable students and their families to estimate college decision outcomes. Naviance and Common App work seamlessly together.
How can I prepare for College Application Boot Camp?
During this program, students will begin the common application and fine tune their college essay. There will be assignments prior to camp beginning.