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  • Recommendation Status

    Recommendation status is updated automatically on the 'Checklist' page based on the status of the items. This information will be updated automatically and instantly. Please contact your teacher or co...

  • Online Payment Difficulties (Gateway)

    Online payment is not available until after you submit the Part 1: Candidate Profile. Application fees are paid directly to the schools. Please contact the school directly if you have difficulties wit...

  • Email notification (Gateway Applicant)

    You will not receive any confirmation email from the Gateway to Prep Schools when you submit a form. If you have any questions regarding the status of your application components, please refer to your...

  • Part 2 Candidate statements and Parent Statements

    If a school requires a Candidate Statement and a Parent Statement (or other similar Part 2 forms), these are done through the same account as the Applicant....

  • Multimedia content

    If you would like to share multimedia content such as videos, websites, newspaper stories, or an online art portfolio, there are a variety of methods to make this content available on the web, if it i...

  • When applying to multiple schools, will the schools know to which other schools I have applied?

    No. When you use Gateway to Prep School to apply to multiple schools, each individual school knows only that you applied to their specific school. They do not know if, or where, you also applied....

  • Is there a charge to use the Gateway to Prep Schools Application?

    No. There is no charge to students to use the Gateway to Prep Schools application. The only fee involved is the specific school application fee, payable directly to the school. You can pay application...

  • When is my application submitted?

    There is NOT an overall 'Submit Application' button. Each item is sent to the institution as soon as you submit it. Nothing is held back or delayed....

  • Item Not Yet Available (Gateway)

    If an item displays the message that it is not yet available then the school is not ready with the item and has not yet made it available. This is not an error. If you have questions about the unavail...