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Compass, a College Success @ Perkins program, is a nine-month virtual program that prepares blind and visually impaired high school students for college while working with three members of the learning triad: students, families, and TVIs.

To be considered, submit the following application. If you have questions – about the program, the application process or college readiness in general – contact us by email at or give us a call at 617-972-7573.


ex: 1/2/2005


Email must be different for each individual listed on application

*To add additional contacts use the Add Another Contact link below the first contact
Family Contacts

must be unique for each contact

ex: ###-###-####

(If different than applicant)

(If different than applicant)

(if different than applicant)

(If different than applicant)
Student Educational Information

ex: 1/2/2005

Short Answers About Your Student 
We want to get to know about your student and their interests, plans, and goals. Please complete these questions. 


Reading and Writing


Orientation & Mobility

The next three sections: Daily Living Skills, Social Skills and Organization Skills contain questions with radio button responses. If using a screen reader, please be advised you may need to turn off the virtual cursor before tabbing through the form to mark the appropriate radio button for each question. 
Daily Living Skills (all questions required)
Not Attempted Require Support Independent
Social Skills (all questions required)
Not Developed Developing Strong
Organization Skills (all questions required)
Not Developed Developing Strong
Medical and Mental Health 

Person Who Is Completing the Application

ex: ###-###-####

Required Application Documents

Submit application materials here or by mail, email, or fax. File types that can be uploaded:

  • .doc (Older Microsoft Word format)
  • .docx (Current Microsoft Word format)
  • .pdf (Adobe PDF)
  • .odt (Open Office word processor document)
If you have any questions about this, please contact the Admission Office:

Supplemental Application Materials   

Optional Additional Application Materials

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