Quick links + Resources
Naviance. Use Naviance to see GPA/SAT scores, take career inventory tests, view/update your college list, store/send documents in eDocs and request letters of recommendation. Login. Email: OSIS, Password: BDAY in 01012001 format. Parent access. Your child must register you as a parent with your name and email address. They should go to "Edit Profile" and click on "Add Parent." Then email Ivy to request that the parent account be activated.
Collegeboard. Use Collegeboard to research colleges, do practice assessments for the PSAT/SAT, register for SAT/SAT IIs, and send SAT scores to colleges. Login. Email: email@example.com, Password: Your Choice. SAT Registration. All sophomores and juniors will take the PSAT/SAT annually at UA Maker. Seniors who wish to retake the SAT or take SAT IIs can register here. If you need a voucher to afford an exam, see Ivy.
CUNY Portal. CUNY is the public university system for New York City, providing in-state tuition rates for all students. All students will use the CUNY Portal to apply to (up to) 6 CUNYs.
Common App. Students applying to private schools will use the Common Application.
ACCESS-VR. Are you a student (parent, or sibling) with a disability who would like one-on-one assistance pursuing a career and/or applying and paying for college? ACCESS-VR can help you. Completed intake paperwork can be returned to Ivy in the College Office.
STUDENT QUICK LINKS
To convert your GPA to a 4.0 scale, click here.
To convert your new SAT score to its old SAT score equivalent, click here.
To see if you are EOP eligible, click here.
Fall 2017 rep visits
College Representatives from around the country will visit juniors and seniors at UA Maker throughout the year. Sign up for Rep Visits on the College Office bulletin board (most will take place in the makerspace). College info can be found here.
Seniors-- definitely attend the presentations given by colleges you want to apply to-- this is an excellent way to demonstrate your interest.
Check this page regularly for an updated listing of College Reps visiting UA Maker. It will grow.
(updated as of Sept. 9, 2017)
Thursday, September 28, 1:45-2:40PM, Union College (Upstate NY)
Friday, September 29, Lunch, Pace University (NYC)
Monday, October 2, 2017, Lunch, SUNY Oneonta (Upstate NY)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 8:20-9AM, University of Rochester (Upstate NY)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Lunch, SUNY Stony Brook (Long Island, NY)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 8:20-9AM, Room 435, University of Bridgeport (CT)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 1:45-2:40PM, Ursinus College (PA)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 1:45-2:40PM, Colby College (Maine)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Lunch, SUNY Geneseo (Upstate NY)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 2:45-3:30PM, Goucher College (Baltimore, MD)
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 1-1:45PM, SUNY New Paltz (Upstate NY)
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 12:45-1:45PM, CUNY Macaulay Honors College (NYC)
Monday, November 6, 2017, Room 435, 8:20-9AM, SUNY Canton (Upstate NY)
Tuesday, November 14, Room 435, Lunch, SUNY Oswego (Upstate NY)
College Reps! Please use https://counselorcommunity.com/ to schedule a visit with us!
Upcoming events, trips and fairs
CITYWIDE COLLEGE FAIRS
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6-9PM. NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair. All students/families register on their own here. Bring your portfolio!
Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10-5PM, Black College Expo- Medgar Evers College. $8. Register here.
Sunday, October 15, 2017, 1-4PM. NACAC STEM College Fair. All students/families register on their own here.
All Fall SUNY College Fairs listed here.
UA MAKER TRIPS + EVENTS
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, College Night (Jrs. 5:30PM, Srs. 6:30PM)
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:30-7:30PM. Back to School Night
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1-3PM (field trip). SUNY Open House. Priority given to 40 seniors. Sign up on the College Office bulletin board.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 4-5PM, CUNY Lock In Night. All seniors complete CUNY application.
Monday - Tuesday, October 23-24, 2017. UA Maker Upstate College Trip: Albany (Skidmore, SUNY University at Albany, TBA). Priority given to seniors in College Access 1 + 2, and select juniors.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 5-7PM. FAFSA Filing Night. All seniors and families fill out FAFSA.