College & Career Services

1. Complete and Submit Application. Applications can be directly accessed on college/university websites typically under the (Undergraduate) Admissions Tab.

The Common Application is used for undergraduate admissions by over 500 colleges and universities that evaluate applications by utilizing a comprehensive approach that considers additional factors such as letters of recommendation and writing samples in addition to GPA and test scores.

https://www.commonapp.org

Coalition is another application process utilized by multiple colleges. Similar to Common Application, Coalition can be used to apply to multiples colleges. Colleges such as Uof I utilizes Coalition.

http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/

2. Send Standardized Test Scores Directly. When registering for a standardized test, be sure to include the names of colleges you wish to receive your score reports. Waukegan High School CEEB Code: 144322


3. Request Official Transcripts.

Step 1: Go to www.wps60.org

Step 2: Click on Student Tab along the Top of the Page

Step 3: Click on Alumni Link in Center of Screen

Step 4: Click on Transcript Request on Left Side of Screen

Step 5: Click on Transcript Request Link in Center of Screen

Step 6: Click on Current Student on Left Side of Screen

Step 7: Complete Form & Submit

http://www.wps60.org/district_services/welcome_center/alumni_transcript_requests/


4. Letters of Recommendation. Determine if a letter of recommendation is required, and if so, how many. Letters of recommendation can be requested via The Common Application and/or Naviance as well as by emailing your request to a staff member directly. Be sure to request your letter(s) of recommendation from someone that knows you well and can highlight your strengths!!

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