• Class of 2022

    AUGUST

    • Common Application & University of California (UC) App opened Aug 1

    SEPTEMBER

    • Make appt w/your Counselor (if you have questions or need a Letter of Rec)
    • Finalize College List on Naviance & Common App
    • Finalize letter of rec packets for Counselor and Teachers
    • Attend virtual College Rep visits
    • Attend virtual Senior Night on 9/21/21 @5:30 pm: Students & Parents
    • Begin researching scholarships on Naviance, college websites, and larger scholarship sites

    OCTOBER

    • California State University (CSU) application opens Oct 1
    • Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens Oct 1 
    • California Dream Act Application (CADAA) opens Oct 1 for certain undocumented students
    • College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile application opens Oct 1
    • Be proactive: request to see your Counselor for support/questions
    • Continue to attend virtual College Rep Visits
    • Continue researching scholarships
    • Attend College Application Workshops
    • Attend virtual Financial Aid Night on 10/14/21 @5:30 pm: Students & Parents
    • Early Action (EA)/Early Decision for some schools (check specific colleges)
    • College Assistance Workshops begin during tutorials and  7th period (start week of Oct. 11th)

    NOVEMBER

    • Early Action (EA)/Early Decision (ED) November 1 and beyond
    • UC/CSU deadline Nov 30
    • College Assistance Workshops continue though week of Nov. 17th

    DECEMBER

    • Enjoy Winter Break!

    LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION STEPS

    • Ask your counselor and two teachers to write letters for you
    • For counselors, fill out and submit to counselor Letter of Recommendation Form   
    • Invite Counselors and Teachers to be recommenders on Common Application, Coalition Application etc. (you need to invite for each school)
    • Select Application cycle for each school you are applying to  (i.e., EA/ED/RD)
    • Waive FERPA rights on Common Application, Coalition Application etc.