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Your guide to building a transcript and getting into the college of your choice.

New feature: Page numbers

You asked for it and we’ve added it! All transcripts generated through Teascript now automatically receive page numbers. This is a convenience for colleges so they can quickly recognize if any pages are missing. (Generally it’s best to keep a transcript to a single page, but this numbering is helpful for those who need to Read more about New feature: Page numbers[…]

New feature: Landscape template!

One of our most frequently requested features has finally arrived! A landscape transcript layout is now available when printing or downloading. A traditional portrait layout has been available since we launched in 2007, but late last year we began working on a landscape version. The landscape template contains the same information as the portrait, but Read more about New feature: Landscape template![…]

Do I have to put my student’s SSN on the transcript?

Transcript Maker allows entry of your student’s SSN (Social Security Number), but is this truly required for a high school transcript? The answer is no. This field is completely optional. Generally, colleges or universities will request the student’s SSN as part of the application process, but the SSN doesn’t typically need to be included on Read more about Do I have to put my student’s SSN on the transcript?[…]

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What is academic ranking anyway?

High school academic ranking (also known as class rank) compares a student’s cumulative GPA against fellow classmates’ GPAs. This commonly results in either a percentile (e.g. 90th percentile) or a ratio (e.g. top fifth of graduating class). Many colleges see academic ranking as an important part of the application process. Despite this fact, only about Read more about What is academic ranking anyway?[…]