Knowledgebase : Gateway to Prep Schools Resources > Candidate & Parent Resources
Q: MY RECOMMENDER SAYS THEY SUBMITTED THE RECOMMENDATION, BUT MY CHECKLIST SAYS IT IS NOT SUBMITTED. HOW CAN THIS HAPPEN? A: The 'Checklist' is updated automatically as the recommendation is completed online. If your 'Checklist' does not say it is submi...
Question: I have sent a recommendation request to my recommender but they have not received it. What should I do? Answer: Please check that you have the correct email address. If correct, please have them check their Spam folder. Make sure the rec...
If you wish to withdraw your application after Part 1 is submitted, please contact the school directly. You can find contact information at https://www.gatewaytoprepschools.com/member-schools. Your application will automatically be removed some time aft...
QUESTION: If I use the Gateway to Prep Schools to apply to multiple schools, will the other schools know to which schools I have applied? ANSWER: No. When you use the Gateway to Prep Schools to apply to multiple schools, each individual school knows...
Once you pay, the money is transferred directly to the school. You will have to contact the school(s) directly about getting a refund. Contact information can be found here: www.gatewaytoprepschools.com/member-schools [http://www.gatewaytoprepschools.com/...
If Household 2, or the second parent/guardian in a household is not applicable, please mark it as "Not Applicable" by checking the box. If you select "Not Applicable", do not complete any of the fields in that section. If you do, you may receive notice...
Each application form, such as Part 1 and Part 2, can only be submitted once the required fields are complete and all fields are valid. Going to the "Finished?" section at any time will show which required/invalid fields you still need to complete. ...
If you require a copy of a Gateway form because it cannot be submitted online or you would like to view the form, please download a copy from gatewaytoprepschools.com/resources [1]. Links: ------ [1] https://www.gatewaytoprepschools.com/resources
QUESTION: Can I copy my answers to short answer and essay questions from another document? ANSWER: Yes. It is recommended that any long responses be created, edited, and spellchecked in another text editing program before copying and pasting the lon...
To create an account, visit gateway.applywithus.com/apply/registration [1] and complete the required information. It is okay for parent/guardian's to create an account. The information you enter during account creation will not be shared with any of...
Do NOT delay submission of Part 1 due to incomplete or future multimedia. As the instructions in Part 1 state, "If your multimedia will not be available until later, do not delay in submitting your Candidate Profile now. Each school participating in...
Submitted forms cannot be unsubmitted or changed. If you need to make changes to a submitted form please contact the school(s) to which you applied for directions on how to proceed. Contact information is available at https://www.gatewaytoprepschools.com/...
If you cannot register an account and the error message states that the email is already taken, if you already have an account on the Andover, St. Paul's School or Exeter's Interview Scheduling Portal (st-pauls.awu-cmp.com or andover.awu-cmp.com or exeter...
You will not receive any confirmation emails from the Gateway to Prep Schools. If you have any questions regarding the status of your application components, please refer to your 'Checklist' page. Your 'Checklist' will update you as to the submis...
When filling out the Candidate Profile, parents should check “yes” to indicate your intention to apply for financial aid. APPLY ONLINE WITH SSS BY NAIS * Go to https://www.solutionsbysss.com/parents [https://www.solutionsbysss.com/parents] * Cl...
The Gateway to Prep Schools contains SIX sections, each designated by the following navigation items: CHECKLIST: Reviews all the requirements you must fulfill after submitting the Candidate Profile. This important feature allows you to keep track of a...
When two forms are "Linked" if one form is edited or submitted, the other(s) will be as well. In order to unlink a form form another, click the "Linked Schools" (paperclip) icon next to the form, and then click "Unlink School" to remove the link between t...
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 is not already there. Once you have a publicly access...
Each school sets the number of recommendations they would like to receive through the Gateway to Prep Schools. If you would like to submit additional recommendations, please contact the school directly for approval. You cannot submit additional recommenda...
Each applicant must be represented by a unique account. If multiple siblings from the same household will be applying, you must create a unique account with a unique email address for each applicant. If you require additional email addresses, you ma...
The system will not stop you from typing in as many characters as you want into any text box, however you will not be allowed to submit until you trim your response down to meet the character limit.
If a school requires a Parent Statement or another form to be completed by the Parent, this is done through the same account as the applicant.
If you are attempting to upload a PDF and it gives an error or will not upload, the file may not be valid. You can save the PDF as another version or Print to PDF and attempt to upload the file again. Saving the file with official Adobe Acrobat softwar...
Recommendation status is updated automatically on the 'Checklist' page based on the items in the legend in the 'Checklist Help' section. This information will update automatically. Please update your teacher or counselor directly if they have not start...
Q:  I added/would like to apply to another school, can you send my recommendations there automatically or should I send requests to my recommenders again? A: Send the new requests to your recommenders. They need the request email to add the new recommen...
If your teacher, counselor, or other recommender is having difficulty, please have them contact Technical Support directly. For privacy purposes, we cannot provide support through an applicant or parent.
To resend a recommendation request, press the 'resend' icon which looks like two arrows forming a circle. If there is no resend icon displayed for a recommendation, the recommender has already set up an account and added this request to the account. As ...
Once you submit a form it is always available to you as a PDF. To open the form as a PDF: * Log into your account. * Go to the section with the form you wish to save. * Click on the name of the submitted form. This will either open it as a P...
To select which schools you are applying to, login to your account and visit the My Schools page. The available schools will be listed on this page and you can select the appopriate term, grade, and residential status. Once you submit a form to a sc...
Schools prefer that recommendations be completed online. The online system allows recommenders to submit recommendations to multiple requested schools with the click of a button. If recommenders must submit on paper, however, please follow the informat...
Thank you for your note. You should check directly with the schools to which you are applying for the status of forms sent outside of the online application system. Let us know if we can be of further assistance.
Thank you for your note. Your Checklist shows the current and correct status of each of your forms. If you go to your Checklist and click on the name of an institution it will expand the Checklist to show you more details. If you click on the name of a...
The member institutions prefer to have all forms submitted online via the online application system. If instead you wish to forward additional materials via paper, you should contact the institution directly and ask them how best to provide the new/additi...
The Submitted date you see for each item in your Checklist is the UTC [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinated_Universal_Time](Coordinated Universal Time - abbreviated as UTC, is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and times) da...
Your recommender can upload a transcript as part of the Gateway to Prep Schools Part 3: Transcript Report. Only one transcript can be uploaded online if the school does not accept a second Transcript Report. TRANSCRIPTS FROM PREVIOUS SCHOOLS SHOULD BE S...
If you have not received an email please: 1. Check your Spam folder for the email. 2. If it is not there, add "info@applywithus.com" , "applywithus@ gatewaytoprepschools.com" to your Contacts list. 3. Request another email request. If the email st...
To check the submission status of an application, visit the 'Checklist' page. If your application has been successfully submitted you will see the 'Submitted' icon or the 'Downloaded' icon if it has been downloaded by the school. Please note: eac...
You may include a PDF upload in the Additional Information section of your Part 1: Candidate Profile. Also, if you only wish to include only text, you may use text box of the Additional section. If you are unable to utilize the Additional Information se...
If you have a recommender who accepted a recommendation request or started the recommendation, but she or he should not be the one to complete this recommendation, please follow these steps: * Go to Part 3 tab * Find the recommendation that has an e...