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What is the Common Application?
The Common Application was made as more efficient method to applying to colleges where instead of students needing to complete a separate college application for each institution students could complete one application and send copies to other colleges. The newest version of the Common Application is open on each year on August 1st. Start on your application now at
FAQs on the Common Application
Who do I list as my counselor?
You list your counselor as:
Name: Ms. Liliana Leonforte
Job Title: College Guidance Counselor
Phone: 718-667-3222  Ext: 2311
What is the graduating class size of 2019?
Does Staten Island Tech rank?
Staten Island Technical High School has a Non-Ranking Policy. Due to the high caliber of our students and their achievements, ranking is misleading.
How can I find my Cumulative GPA?
At the bottom right of your transcript you will find your Cumulative GPA. To get your transcript you can ask your guidance counselor.
What GPA Scale does Staten Island Tech have?
Staten Island Tech uses a GPA Scale of 4.
Does Staten Island Tech use a Weighted or Unweighted GPA?
For the graduating class of 2019 & 2020 they have a weighted GPA. After the graduating class of 2020 Staten Island Tech will have Unweighted GPAs.
What is Early Decision, Early Action, and Restrictive Early Action?
Early Decision plans are binding — a student who is accepted as an ED applicant must attend the college.
Early Action plans are nonbinding — students receive an early response to their application but do not have to commit to the college until the normal reply date of May 1.
Restrictive Early Action — nonbinding early action admission option in which a student may not apply to any other private schools' early program.
**Students can only apply to one college for early decision, but can apply to multiple colleges for early action.**