Northwest High School College Application Resources

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| Northwest Guides ♦ Transcript Requests ♦ Colleges Still Accepting Applications ♦ College Application Fee Waivers including waivers issued as part of the Maryland College Application Campaign (MCAC)♦ The Common App & Black Common App ♦
The Coalition for College Access Platform ♦ The College Essay
Application Components, Resume & Terms ♦ 
The College Interview
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) | MHEC & the Academic Common Market
The HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities
The Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) A Video Tutorial |


Northwest College Application Guides:


Transcript Requests:

  • Authorization to Release Records Form must be completed and on file in the Counseling Office before any records (including transcripts) can be released.
  • Transcript Requests Google Form for the 2022-2023 College Application Cycle. | updated 6 September 2022 |
    • Mid-Year Transcript Requests:  To request a mid-year transcript, please complete this form. Mid-year transcripts will be available to be sent from our registrar's office around the middle of February.  Do not use this form for INITIAL transcript requests.
  • Scholarship Transcript Request Form 


College Application Fee Waiver Information & Maryland College Application Campaign (MCAC*) Resources:

*Maryland College Application Campaign (MCAC) waiver opportunities will post here when available.


The Common App & Black Common App:


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The College Essay Resources:

  • The College Essay presented by the Montgomery College Writing Center
  • The College Essay Summer Workshop recording presented by College Wise.
  • Brainstorming for an Outstanding Personal Essay on YouTube with The College Essay Guy presented to MCPS high school students 
  • From  How to Write an Essay and Get Into Harvard.  This is a free resource made available to MCPS high school students.  Email is required to access the document.

College Resume | Application Components | Terms:

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The HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities):

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