Use the following checklist to stay on top of tasks and deadlines!


1. Obtain online application

  • Public UW system
  • Technical School system
  • Wisconsin Private schools
  • Common Application
  • Apply on individual school website
    • UW system schools accept applications starting September 15. Private schools differ.
    • Goal is to apply no later than December 1st.
    • Draft your applicant statement/essay.
    • Have a teacher/counselor proofread for grammar and content.
  • Be aware of varying college admission deadlines!  Information is located on their admissions webpage.
  •  Submit application!

2. Request an official transcript


3. Request official ACT score


Click here for ACT prep opportunities

4. Try to have 1-2 letters of recommendation

Letter of Rec Invite

UW System Letter of Rec Sites

5. Track your Application

  • Create an account with your school to keep informed of status

6. Pay for college!

Oconomowoc High School
641 East Forest
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Nondiscrimination: The Oconomowoc Area School District provides assurance that no student is discriminated against because of the student's sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability.
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