NAVIANCE How to use Naviance to apply to college at Westinghouse College Prep

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  • NAVIANCE How to use Naviance to apply to college at Westinghouse College Prep
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  • Welcome to Naviance!
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  • Signing In and Registration Enter your username and password Username is your personal email address Password should be cps******** (ID #) Click on Forgot Password if you forgot your password This will prompt you to check your email and re-create a new password
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  • Your home page will look like this!
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  • Using About Me Use About Me at home or in free time to learn more about yourself, to upload documents, and to create your resume Resume tool is easy and fast you just input and they create for you!
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  • Using Careers Tab Use the Careers Tab if you want to do research different careers Do you want to be a Sports Psychologist? How do you know what schooling you will need? Use the Careers Tab to find job descriptions, average annual income, skills needed, etc. for specific jobs
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  • Using Colleges Tab
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  • SuperMatch College Search Asks for preferences on match and fit factors College Search A different way to sort by preferences Take 5-10 minutes to add/pin schools youre thinking about Researching Colleges on Naviance
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  • College Compare Can compare your GPA and test scores with up to 10 schools at a time College Lookup View in-depth information about colleges, including contact information Click on Overlaps to see a list of other schools that students frequently apply to when they apply to a specific school General Info
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  • Colleges Im Thinking About Once you know a college youre interested in, you can add it to the Colleges Im Thinking About list. It can be updated at any time. + add to this list to add a college Add three schools to your Im thinking about List
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  • Applying to Colleges on Naviance
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  • The Common App! You MUST register a user name and password with The Common Application The Common Application: COMMONAPP.ORG You can start your Common App as early as August 1 There will be no access to accounts created before August 1 st 2012 start your app in August, no earlier!
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  • Colleges Im Applying To + to this list To add colleges your applying to Requests for Letters of Rec add/cancel requests under Teacher Recommendations Also need to indicate whether you are applying via the Common App
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  • Transcript Requests Transcript Requests are made starting by clicking on Transcripts on the left-hand side, under the Colleges tab Fill in the appropriate Decision Deadline USE THE LOOKUP TOOL to the right of the box, to lookup the school you are requesting for. DO NOT TYPE IT IN YOURSELF Click on Request Transcripts at bottom of page Transcript requests will take two weeks to process. If you do not request outside of two weeks before a deadline, your request may not be honored
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  • College Visits
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  • College Resources and Enrichment Programs Tab Useful links to websites that are helpful for college and career research, financial aid assistance and standardized test preparation
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  • Remember! THIS WEBSITE IS HOW YOU WILL APPLY TO COLLEGE Write down your username and password dont forget! Check your email, often! Get used to the program use it during the summer!