Instructions for Completing the APSO Nomination Form
Deadline for submission: 5:00 p.m. (EST), Friday, June 6, 2014
Nomination forms will be accepted from schools in the following College Board regions: Middle States,
Midwestern, New England, Southern, Southwestern, and Western.
We are unable to consider students living outside the United States.
We can accept one application per school.
The nominee must be entering 11th grade in fall 2014.
If you are handwriting the application, use print letters; cursive is illegible on fax transmissions.
Part 1: For the Student
Attach a biographical essay (200–400 words) that describes your educational, extracurricular, and civic
experiences and explains how these experiences make you uniquely qualified to represent your peers as a
member of the Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity.
Do not include resumes, transcripts, or photos.
Check the appropriate boxes if you have used any of the indicated College Board programs or services. If
you have no experience with any of them, check "No Experience.”
Part 2: For the Counselor or Teacher
Attach a one-page statement explaining why your nominee would excel at representing students from your school
and from across the nation. Please include an example of his/her insight into educational issues impacting today’s
students and describe how long you've known the student and in what capacity.
Part 3: For the Parent/Guardian
Read and sign pages 1, 2 and 3 of the nomination form.
Contact Cathy Brusko directly with any questions at 770-225-4098 or .
How to Submit the Application
Send completed three-page application, biographical essay, and one-page statement by mail, fax, or email. Do not
send duplicate copies. You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application. The nominee and
counselor/teacher will be notified of the status of the nomination via email on Monday, August 18, 2014,
Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity
The College Board
3700 Crestwood Parkway
Duluth, GA 30096
Scan the completed and signed application in PDF format and email to .