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last minute application question!

artspeakartspeak Registered User Posts: 116 Junior Member
edited December 2010 in Parents Forum
D has a couple of applications due in the next couple of days. She is putting the finishing touches on the essays and will be sending that part online. Her transcripts and letters from the school are sealed & ready to be mailed. We also have a music CD and extra letters of rec. from her music teachers that I want to send along with her packet from the school. Can i just mail the school transcripts (sealed along with the CD) or should the CD and other music letters be mailed separately?
a quick reply would be appreciated!

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Replies to: last minute application question!

  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 76,044 Senior Member
    If the school put these letters in a sealed envelope for you to mail, I would NOT include them in the mailing I was sending. I would send them separately. Colleges usually require that the high school transcripts be sent directly from the school. I'm surprised your high school didn't mail them.
  • jinglejingle Registered User Posts: 1,198 Senior Member
    I don't think it matters. At most schools, they set up a file for each applicant as soon as they start to receive materials, and then just throw everything in as it arrives. In a college of arts and sciences, the arts supplement will be reviewed by the music faculty but it will have to be sent over by Admissions anyway, so you can just include the music stuff in the same packet with everything else.
  • PackMomPackMom Registered User Posts: 7,667 Senior Member
    thumper1, our h.s does not send transcripts out. The students have to request the number they need (first 3 are free, any more are $1 a piece) and go by the Guidance office a couple of days later to pick them up. It is up to the student (or Mom) to get the transcripts to the college.
  • nngmmnngmm Registered User Posts: 5,708 Senior Member
    I'd send the school stuff separately, as if it was mailed by the school.
  • colorado_momcolorado_mom Registered User Posts: 8,892 Senior Member
    Some college websites post special instructions for music supplements.
  • artspeakartspeak Registered User Posts: 116 Junior Member
    I will send everything tomorrow but separately just to be sure. Thanks all-
  • compmomcompmom Registered User Posts: 10,608 Senior Member
    Are all the schools' deadline dates for postmark versus receipt?
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