Applying To College

College Bound car
College Admissions & Application Information
"We believe all students can achieve and that education is paramount
to our student's personal and community success."

All College Visits and other events will be posted in Naviance,
the College and Career Website the Edmonds School District is using this year.
The link to Naviance can be found on the MTHS homepage under Site Shortcuts.
Parents - if you would like to view the schedule, check with your student to use their log-in.

The Edmonds School District College Planning webpage is a great resource for college information. The MTHS Career Center also has many resources for getting started on your college applications. Mrs. Brister can help you do the following:
  • Identifying good-fit colleges to apply to
  • Tips on filling out your college application
  • How to write a great admissions essay
  • Understanding financial aid and what colleges are a good financial fit for you
The Career Center has dozens of books for students to check out that will help with the college admissions process. These include the Fiske Guide to Colleges, Colleges That Change Lives, The Best 373 Colleges, The Book of Majors, and many many more! Come by the Career Center to borrow one!
More Resources:
  • Guide to College Admissions 2018-19.  
  • Big Future is a site hosted by The College Board that guides students in exploring careers, finding colleges, admissions and the finances of higher ed. It is a super easy site to navigate, full of helpful information.
  • College Week Live is a college search site where students chat live with admission counselors in colleges and universities across the country. This site is helpful for students seeking schools outside of Washington State.
  • The College Navigator provides information regarding specific colleges and universities
College Admissions Rep Visits to MTHS:
Many colleges and universities visit Mountlake Terrace HS in the fall of each year. It is an excellent opportunity to learn more about a potential school and ask lots of questions!  Sign up in Naviance to attend a visit!  A Hall Pass will be emailed to students who sign up.
Websites that will help you in the college admissions process...
  • Peterson's College Search- Offers many different search methods that help you identify good-fit schools with up-to-date information on admissions, cost, financial aid, programs / majors. Check out the "Colleges You May Like" function!
  • CollegeBoard College MatchMaker- A great tool that will help you generate a list of potential schools. List is based on geography, size, programs of study, admissions, and more.
  • College Prowler- "The ONLY college guides written by students for students." A great tool that will give you student perspective on the school. Use this for finding a school that matches your personality and learning style!
  • Scoir.com is a new college search website.  Check it out!
Great articles to help you through the college admissions process...
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2018 West Corporation. All rights reserved.