Frequently Asked Questions:

 
Q: Where do I find information about volunteer opportunities for students? 
A: In the College & Career weekly newsletter in the Scholarship & Student Opportunities page
 
Q: Where can I find scholarship information?
A: In the weekly email, in the Scholarship Page
 
Q: How do I sign up for College Application Workshops and/or Visits? 
A:  Check out the Naviance Page for step-by-step instructions 
 

How-To Videos: 

 
Common Application:
  • How to Create a Common Application Account & Matching your Naviance Account
  • How to avoid common errors on Common App (includes IB exams, senior year classes)
  • How to request "Other Recommender" Letter on Common App and Naviance
  • How to Request a Transcript/What Colleges do you Need to Request a Transcript at Sequoia
  • How to Request a LOR, Match Naviance with Common App and Other Issues on "Colleges I'm Applying to"
  • How to Complete the FERPA Release Authorization
 
California State University Application (CSUApply):
 
Naviance:
How to add "Colleges I'm Applying To" on Naviance
How to Update "Colleges I'm Applying To" on Naviance
How to Update your Résumé on Naviance
How to Upload your Personal Statement to Naviance
How to Access Scholarships in Naviance
How to Apply for the Class of 2021 Sequoia Senior Scholarship
How to Complete the Mandatory Class of 2021 Senior Exit Survey/Request Final Transcript
 
FAFSA: 
 
SR/LOR Form:
  • How to Complete the Teacher LOR Survey & Counselor SR/LOR Survey on Naviance
  • How to fill out side 2 of the SR/LOR Form & General Overview of the SR/LOR Form
 
General:
  • How to look up Scholarships/Student Opportunities
  • How to sign up for a Virtual College Visit at Sequoia