Castle High Guidance - College Application Procedures

If you are completing paper applications:

  • Complete your portion of the paper application.
  • Write a check for the application fee.
  • Get any recommendation letters needed.
  • Complete any essays or personal statements, if needed.
  • Request your transcript through the guidance web site.
  • Bring the application, fee, any additional papers, and $1 for a transcript to Mrs. Fisher in the guidance office.
  • Mrs. Elaman will complete the counselor portion of the application, attach your transcripts, and send all the paperwork to the college or university for you.
  • Please allow 5 business days for your request to be processed.

If you are completing an online application:

  • Complete the entire online application.
  • Pay the application fee by credit card online.
  • Print the counselor portion of the application
  • Get any recommendations, personal statements, or essays together.
  • Request your transcript through the guidance web site.
  • Bring the counselor portion of the application, any additional letters, and $1 to Mrs. Fisher in the guidance office.
  • Mrs. Elaman will complete the counselor portion of the application, attach your transcripts, and send the paperwork to the college or university for you.
  • Please allow 5 business days for your request to be processed.

General Notes:

  • If you wish to take the SAT or ACT this year, sign up for an early date.  Have your scores sent to CHS and any university to which you plan on applying.
  • Check the scholarship list on the guidance web site regularly.  It is updated every time I see a new scholarship.
  • Read the monthly guidance newsletter which is posted on the guidance tab of the CHS website.
  • Check the bulletin boards outside the guidance office and the assistant principals’ offices.
  • Listen to the announcements about universities coming to visit on Thursdays during homeroom.  Attend those meetings if you are interested in the university.
  • Check out the web sites for the universities to which you are applying.  They will have scholarship information available there.  Definitely apply for the university scholarships if you are eligible!!
  • Look out for the Financial Aid Night coming in January.  Let your parents know about this event.
  • Remember to ask nicely for recommendation letters and write thank you notes to those individuals who took time to write a letter for you.
  • Contact Mrs. Elaman in the guidance office if you have questions at 858-3408, selaman@warrick.k12.in.us, or stop by before school or during your supervised study.

Good luck with this process and have a great senior year!