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

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Northwest College Application Guides:


Transcript Requests:

  • Authorization to Release Records Form: This form must be completed in addition to the Transcript Request Google Form.  A signed hard copy of this form must be submitted to the Registrar's Office before transcripts requests can be completed. | updated 5 September 2023 |
  • Transcript Requests Google Form| updated 5 September 2023 |
    • 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. Form access will resume in the 2023-2024 academic year.


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:

  • Essay Brainstorming | 3 August 2023 post |
  • 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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