College and Career

Michelle Yeager, BCHS College & Career/Counseling Support   (303) 982-4525


Current students, need to send a transcript to a college?
Click here  to access the google form to request one!
Instructions for applying to college can be found here.

IMPORTANT — It is your responsibility to know your college admissions deadlines so please plan ahead. Delays in letters of recommendation, official transcripts, or school reports could jeopardize your college admission.

  • Common App linking with Naviance

    Common is a great way to apply to multiple schools from one platform and allows for us to send your transcript electronically. This video explains how to link Naviance to Common App

  • You can apply through Common App (make sure to match your account in Naviance) or apply through the college website.  
  • Make sure to read through each school's application requirements on their admissions website.
    • Navigate to Colleges > Colleges I'm applying to
    • Click the Add button (Pink Plus) in the upper right 
    • Use the drop-down arrow and select which college you are applying to from the menu. Begin typing the school to see potential matches.
    • Use the drop-down arrow and select the App Type (regular, early decision, etc.) from the menu options.  This is important so we know your application deadline!
  • Use the drop-down arrow and select how you will submit your application (Common App or through the college website).  Use the check box to indicate if it's already been submitted from the menu options.
  • If you select Add Application, the college is added to Colleges I'm Applying To.
    • Click Request and Finish.  The request is made and the school is added to College I'm Applying To 
  • If your college requires a letter of recommendation, see your counselor and/or teacher at least two weeks in advance of the deadline. Only ask for a recommendation letter if the school requires one.
    • Give teachers a copy of your resume or the Student Profile for Letters of Recommendation found in Naviance under About Me (in the upper right), Surveys From Your School
    • Check in with teachers after a week.  Requests will change to "in progress" in Naviance once teachers have uploaded the letter.
  • The last step -  see Ms. Yeager in Counseling, or email at to let her know everything you intend to send (transcript, letters of recommendation, if you applied through common app). Click here  to access the google form to request a transcript!
    Instructions for applying to college can be found here.

Past/Graduated students
, if you need a transcript sent, please
access Student Records & Transcripts on the district website.

College Visits to BCHS  
*Sign up in Naviance to come to a college visit at BCHS.  Passes will be sent out to students who sign up.
*Most visits to high schools happen in the fall
*Students can see a list of visits and sign up in Navance. - Request a pass to attend the visit by signing up in Naviance.
*Come prepared - What academics do you offer? What on-campus work programs do you offer? What elective courses do I need to take? Who will be my advisor? What do you need from me to apply to the college? etc.  Keep the admissions rep.'s contact information, they will likely be the person reviewing your college application!

Keep updated on the the College & Career Friday Blasts here:

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As you are starting to think about the college application process, be sure to also make yourself award of the Free Application for federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Colorado Application for State Financial Aide (CASFA).

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BCHS counselors and Ms. Yeager in College & Career are available to support students in learning about all aspects of the college admissions process--from options and exploration, to scholarships, letters of recommendation, and the application process.

As you embark on the college exploration and application process, be sure that you review the BCHS Graduation Requirements to ensure that you are on track to graduate.

Senior Presentation

College Night Presentations:
Welcome Presentation
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Community College Options & Opportunities
Finding the Right College Fit
Inside the Admissions Process
Exploring Majors and Careers
NCAA: Guide for the College Bound Student Athlete

College Information

College Opportunity Fund - COF Stipend
College Admissions Eligibility
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Common Application
Quest Bridge
College Fairs
College Fair Tips
Creating a College List

FAFSA Information
What You Need To Complete The FAFSA
FAFSA Information
Types of Federal Student Aid
FAFSA Resources
The FAFSA Process
How to Create a FSA ID
Financial Aid and Undocumented Students
CASFA (Colorado Application for State Financial Aid):
State Financial Aid for Undocumented Students

FAFSA Videos:
FAFSA Overview
Types of Federal Student Aid
Responsible Borrowing
Repayment: What to expect

College Search Websites
Naviance Login
Test Prep

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High School vs. College
Interview preparation

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