See website: www.commonapp.org Make sure you print out and SIGN these forms. Also, get appropriate teacher signatures and information See the school profile page for information about Gateway Utilize the Gateway homepage to get teacher and counselor information
DO NOT request for the counselor to send transcripts and other documentation until you complete your application. If our supporting documentation gets to the college before your application is completed online, it will delay your acceptance.
If a student does not apply via the onsite program they will have to pay an application fee and will not get priority registration for classes
While the Guidance Department will support you in the process, we cannot discuss your financial situation with a college. It is up to the parent and the student to handle financial aid with the chosen college.
•Familiarize yourself with the FAFSA process prior to January 1st. Download a form based on 2010 to get an understanding of what information you will need to provide. •Your 2010 tax information will need to be available to formally submit the FAFSA •Be aware that most colleges want financial aid information by the beginning of February!
If your student is enrolled in the following courses, then they are eligible to receive college credits for those courses IF they adhere to the rules set forth by the community college sponsoring their class. If your student does this, they will be considered a dual student of both Gateway and the community college.
AP BIOLOGY AP CALCULUS AP CHEMISTRY
AP ENGLISH IV AP US I AND II AP ART
FRENCH III-V GERMAN III-V SPANISH III-V
Fill out application in October and pay the small fee.
Receive a “B” or better in that class.
After you have graduated, ask for a transcript from the sponsoring college (GCC or CCC).
The OTHER way to receive Dual Credit is to have your student take an AP class and then the appropriate AP test in May. They must have a certain score to receive college credit.