The Common Application and Docufide Partner to Make Applying to College Easier for Students and their Counselors
Los Angeles, CA –The Common Application, the 35-year old not-for-profit organization that revolutionized the college admission process, and Docufide, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of high school and postsecondary e-transcript services, today announced an important partnership. Effective immediately, several thousand secondary schools under contract with Docufide may now electronically deliver their transcripts to any of the nearly 400 Common App member colleges and universities nationwide.
High schools will be able to use the simple and familiar Docufide workflow to request and upload transcripts for any of their students applying to Common Application colleges. Docufide will then deliver an electronic transcript to the Common App Online system, where it will link to the Secondary School Report form and be forwarded on together to the college.
“The Common App and Docufide have a shared commitment to provide participating colleges and the nation’s high schools and their students with electronic student record delivery services that are easy to use and highly secure. We are delighted and proud that The Common App organization has chosen to partner with Docufide to allow us to add all the approximately 400 Common Application member colleges to our growing list of electronic destinations,” stated John Reese, Docufide’s CEO.
“Working together, Docufide and the Common Application are transforming the admissions process for every party involved,” added Rob Killion, Executive Director of the Common Application. “The electronic submission of applications, transcripts, and school forms reduces paper consumption, printing costs, postage fees, and human error – saving each high school and college hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars each year.”
Docufide, Education’s Trusted Intermediary, is the leading provider of Educational Records Management services made available directly to school districts and through numerous statewide, region-wide, and organizational initiatives. Its flagship service, Secure Transcript, saves schools money, frees up staff time, and improves student satisfaction by managing the ordering, processing, and secure delivery of student records for K-12 and postsecondary institutions nationwide. For more information please visit www.docufide.com or call 310.309.3722.
About The Common Application
The Common Application is a not-for-profit membership organization that, since its founding over 30 years ago, has been committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the college application process. We serve students, member institutions, and secondary schools by providing applications – online and in print – that students and school officials may submit to any of our nearly 400 members. Membership is open to colleges and universities that promote access by evaluating students using a holistic selection process.
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