Point Loma High School

Naviance Necessities - Class of 2019

Class of 2019 Naviance Necessities

 
  • ADD YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO YOUR NAVIANCE ACCOUNT.  Click on the manage my account link (upper right hand corner) ::manage my profile
  • Use the same email address for Naviance and Common app.  Keep it professional!
 
  • Click on the About me tab.
  • Complete assessments for career and personality strengths.    
  • Complete the Brag Sheet (left side of page).  Brag sheet is used by teachers and counselors to write letters of recommendations for college and scholarships.
  • Once you’ve hit “save and I’m finished” you can no longer make changes.
 
  • Click on Colleges tab:
  • Click>Colleges I’m applying to
  • *Common App Account Matching (Blue Box) will appear.  You will need to complete Step 1 and 2 before matching your Common App to Naviance.  Use the same email for both accounts.
  • Click +add to this list
  • Select colleges, check the boxes:  Request Transcript and Send Mid-Year Transcript
  • Click Add Colleges
 
  • REQUEST LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION:
  • Before requesting through Naviance, make a face to face request to the teacher.
  • Under College Tab, click on >Letters of Recommendation.  Add teachers /counselors name & add personal note. PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST GIVE 2 WEEK NOTICE FOR ALL REQUESTS
 
  • FIND SCHOLARSHIPS:
  • Under College Tab, scroll down to bottom of page.  Click on Scholarship List.  Look through all scholarships and APPLY!! (PLHS Scholarship list will come out in March).
 
    • Make sure to meet ALL deadline requirements! Late Applications will not be accepted!
    • As you know, it is that time of the year to start on your College Applications! You may have already started, or about to start, so I wanted to tell you a few simple procedures to make the process easier
    • If you are applying to a CSU- Applications are ONLINE @ www.csumentor.com October 1-November 30
    • If you are applying to a UC- Applications are ONLINE @  www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions  November 1-November 30
    • If you are applying to a Private College- Research their website to get information about their application process. Many Private Colleges use the Common Application.
    • If you are applying to a Community College- Apply ONLINE on that particular Community College’s website. You can begin to fill out these applications in the SPRING.
    • FAFSA opens July 1st, 2018.  File early!!  Priority filing deadline is still March 2nd.  See Financial Aid page for more info.
    • Make sure you have taken (or are signed up to take) the ACT or SAT! This is a requirement for CSU, UC and Private Colleges. It is NOT a requirement for Community College.
    • Make sure to meet ALL deadline requirements! Late Applications will not be accepted!
    • Request all transcripts through NAVIANCE. Our Registrar keeps track of all requests through this program.
    • Start applying for scholarships….look at scholarships on NAVIANCE! Some are first come, first served, so be PRO-ACTIVE!
    • Finally, in you need anything, feel free to come see your Counselor! The sooner we start the process, the better.
    • -Ms. Kerr (A – Dea) skerr@sandi.net
    • -Ms. Fallenstein (Deb – Ji) cfallenstein@sandi.net
    • -Mrs. Brandl (Jo – Med) sbrandl@sandi.net
    • -Mrs. Soria (Mee – Sam) rsoria@sandi.net 
    • -Ms. Uribe (San - Z) euribe1@sandi.net

 
  • Feel free to stop by or e-mail your Counselor if you need anything!