ORCA 2017 Application

Welcome to the ORCA Application! Before you begin, please take a look at the required fields which include your Math/Science Courses, Testing Scores, Essays, Letter of Recommendation, and the Unofficial Transcript.

Required Fields    Deadline: submit form by Midnight, May 01, 2017

Contact Information
Phone numbers (must be in the format xxx-xxx-xxxx)
E-mail Address
Verify E-mail    
(A copy of this completed application will be sent to this e-mail address)
High School Counselor
Math Courses that you have taken and grades earned:
  Courses 1st Semester 2nd Semester
Science Courses that you have taken and grades earned:
Courses 1st Semester 2nd Semester



The information you provide helps us gain insight into you beyond grades, courses and test scores. After reflecting on what you would like to share with us, write a well-constructed response. Please limit to 300 words or less.

The vision at ORCA is a community of active, responsible and inquisitive learners who grow through rigorous and integrated studies grounded in the marine environment. Share with us how this vision excites you, appeals to you and/or applies to your future.

(3,500 characters max)

Please select one of the following topics to write about:

  1. We would like to know about your willingness to take intellectual or creative risks. Illustrate your willingness through a description of a significant experience or accomplishment.
  2. Describe a goal that took some time to accomplish. How did you overcome challenges and demonstrate persistence to accomplish this long-term goal?
  3. Illustrate how a creative or intellectual opportunity from your high school years resulted in significant personal growth.
(3,500 characters max)

Is there anything else you would like us to know about you that has not been evident in your application?

(1,000 characters max)
Required Attachments

PLEASE NOTE that the attachments must be less than 20 MB in size. Avoid using long filenames.


  • Please upload your letter of recommendation (must be a PDF)
  • For your letter of recommendation, please have the Recommender discuss some of the following qualities: Persistence, Motivation, Organization, Responsibility, & Inquisitiveness
  • Please click the browse button to specify the file that contains your letter of recommendation.

  • Please upload your transcripts (must be a PDF)
  • Please click the browse button to specify the file that contains your unofficial transcript.

(The following information is optional, however it would be helpful for grant purposes)


Are you eligible for free or reduced lunch?

Have either of your parents graduated from college?

You will receive an email copy of this submission. If you do not, contact akveven@everettcc.edu (425-267-0156) by the Monday May 01, 2017 deadline.

Everett Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or age in its programs and activities or employment.