How-To Videos: 

How to Request a Transcript for a College, Scholarship or Program on Naviance (9-12th Grades) Updated Fall 2023
How to Sign up for a College Visit at Sequoia (9-12th Grades)
How to add "Colleges I'm Applying To"  and Which Colleges Need Transcript Requests and Which Do Not (12th Grade) (Updated Fall 2023)
How to Update your Résumé on Naviance  (Naviance Resume Directions Handout from Classroom Presentation) 
(9-12th Grades)
How to Upload your Personal Statement to Naviance (12th Grade)
How to Access Scholarships on Naviance (9-12th Grades) Updated Fall 2023
How to Apply for the Class of 2024 Sequoia Senior Scholarship (available in January)

Senior PART I: How to Update Colleges I'm Applying to BEFORE Completing the Mandatory Class of 2024 Senior Exit Survey 

Senior PART II:  How to Complete the Mandatory Class of 2024 Senior Exit Survey/Request Final Transcript  (available May 2024)

How to Use Naviance SuperMatch College Search (9-12th Grades)
  • How to make a FAFSA ID (9-12th Grades)
SR/LOR Form:
  • How to Complete the Teacher LOR Survey & Counselor SR/LOR Survey on Naviance (12th Grade)
  • How to fill out side 2 of the SR/LOR Form & General Overview of the SR/LOR Form (12th Grade)
  • How to look up Monthly Scholarship List (9-12th Grades) Updated Fall 2023
  • How to look up Student Opportunities Lists (9-12th Grades)
Common Application:
  • How to Create a Common Application Account & Matching your Naviance Account (Includes FERPA Information)
  • How to add Current High School Courses at Sequoia
    • FROM COMMON APP WEBSITE: That is correct, only classes that award high school credit should be inputted in the "Current Classes" section. The student may elaborate on non-high school credit courses in the "Additional Information" prompt within the "Writing" section of the Common App tab.
  • How to add in IB exams and Should I add my SAT or ACT tests here?  If you add your SAT/ACT, you need to send them through College Board and/or ACT
  • How to add in Courses & Grades on Common App (updated Sept 2022)
      • FROM COMMON APP WEBSITE: When high school students simultaneously take college courses through a college or university, this is known as dual enrollment. For Courses & Grades, only courses receiving high school credit (i.e. appearing on your high school transcript) should be reported in this section. If you are not receiving high school credit for the course, you do not need to report this course in Courses & Grades.
  • How to report a college concurrent enrollment course (updated Fall 2023)
  • How to add a summer school or middle school math course (updated Sept 2022)
  • How to request "Other Recommender" Letter on Common App and Naviance
  • Should I apply Early Action/Early Decision (updated Fall 2023)
California State University Application (CSUApply):

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