BridgeU forms that have changed with the Common App integration

  1. School Report (under School Settings)
    • New required fields (new to the form and are required fields)
      • Are classes taken on a block schedule?
      • Graduation Date
      • Is your school located outside of the United States?
      • Do you use an AP curriculum?
    • Newly required fields (previously on the form but now they are required)
      • Does your school require students to perform volunteer service?
    • New fields (optional, not required)
      • Which of the following courses are offered at your school? (check box)
  2. School Report (per student, on document sending page)*
    • Newly required fields (new to the form and required fields)
      • Counselor Personal Details
      • Please indicate number of official transcripts you can provide for the applicant.
      • Are current courses listed on the transcript?
      • Transcript Affirmation
      • Are college entrance examination scores included with or visible on the transcript?
      • Please indicate the most recent grades included on the transcript accompanying this form
    • Newly required fields (previously on the form but now they are required)
      • Graduating class size
      • Transcript Affirmation
      • Communication
      • How do you report class rank? Yes/No (if yes… )
      • Do you report GPA (Grade Point Average)?
      • In comparison with other college preparatory students at your school, the applicant's course selection is:
      • Is the applicant an IB Diploma Candidate?
      • Do you complete applicants’ academic ratings on the Common Application School Report?
      • What is the primary language of instruction in your secondary school?
      • International applicants: Is promotion within your educational system based upon standard leaving examinations given at the end of lower and/or senior secondary school by a state or national leaving examinations board? (Students studying in the US typically answer no to this question.)
      • Has applicant already taken leaving exams?
      • Please indicate the marking or grading scale used in your school and its approximate equivalence to the A-F scale commonly used in the United States:
      • I recommend this student
  3. Early Decision
    No new fields, but in order to send the form there are now fields that are required on the School Report before being able to submit.

  4. Teacher Recommendation
    • Newly required fields (new to the form and required fields)
      • Teacher Personal Details
      • Subject taught (used to be a text field while they now need to select an option from a drop-down)
      • Do you complete applicants' academic ratings on the Common Application Teacher Evaluation?
    • Newly required fields (previously on the form but now they are required)
      • How long have you known this student and in what context?
      • What are the first words that come to your mind to describe this student?
      • In which grade level(s) was the student enrolled when you taught him/her?
      • List the courses in which you have taught this student, including the level of course difficulty (AP, IB, accelerated, Cambridge, honors, elective; 100-level, 200-level; etc.).

  5. Advisor Recommendation
    No new fields, but in order to send the form there are now fields that are required on the School Report before being able to submit.

 

* Fields on the School Report that must be edited for each individual and cannot be done at the group level:

  • Transcript Affirmation
  • Communication
  • In comparison with other college preparatory students at your school, the applicant's course selection is:
  • Is the applicant an IB Diploma Candidate?
  • Do you complete applicants’ academic ratings on the Common Application School Report?
  • Please indicate number of official transcripts you can provide for the applicant.
  • Transcript Affirmation
  • Please indicate the most recent grades included on the transcript accompanying this form
  • Has applicant already taken leaving exams?
  • I recommend this student
  • Are current courses listed on the transcript?
  • Are college entrance examination scores included with or visible on the transcript?

 

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