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UPDATES IN UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION
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Welcome!

Welcome to the first edition of our high school counselor newsletter series. We hope to use this quarterly publication to better inform and communicate with all of you. We will be addressing topics such as the application process, admitted student profile, financial aid and attending SCU. If you have any topics you would like discussed, please feel free to contact us.


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Common App 4 is LIVE!

As many of you already know, the Common Application version 4 is here! There have been several improvements and upgrades to the older version which should make the process easier for students, counselors and admission professionals alike. Please read more about the changes here.

Updated SCU Profile

As our application counts continue to rise and it becomes more competitive to be admitted to SCU, we have segmented our middle 50 percent profile by our 3 undergraduate colleges under the university umbrella. All students must choose a college in the application process. As you are counseling your students during the application process, this information should provide helpful.

MEET YOUR REP!

In our office we divide our admission counselors based on geographic region in order to better understand the schools applicants come from. To find out who your representative is, please click here.

SCU NEAR YOU

It's that time of the year again! Our road warriors are on the ground visiting high schools and perfecting their college fair setup. Click here to find out when SCU will be near you!

IMPROVED WEBSITE

We have a launched and improved, better than ever, Undergraduate Admission website. It has fewer pages, more concise text, and it's easier to navigate. Check it out here.

TIPS ON LETTERS OF REC

Our counselors have come up with some helpful tips and hints regarding the tedious task of writing letters of recommendation. We know it's a tough job, but here are some ways you can help us, help you!

FINANCIAL AID REMINDERS

Are your students applying to SCU under the Early Action or Early Decision plan? Make sure they have mom or dad fill out the CSS Profile to receive an estimated award package along with their admission letter.

FEEDBACK?

If there are any topics you would like covered or suggestions for our newsletter, please let us know. You can respond back to this email with any feedback or email us at: admission@scu.edu

 
 
 

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