Seniors: Important Deadlines & Tips for College

August 1: UC & Common Application Opens
October 1: CSU & Financial Aid Application (FAFSA & CA Dream Act) Opens
November 30: UC Application Due
November 30: CSU Application Due 
March 2: FAFSA & CA Dream Act Due
May 1: SIR Deadline (Your final college decision)
Keep Track of Your Passwords
  • Use your phone or Google Keep to keep record of all of your usernames & passwords
  • Keep a notebook and write down your username & password under each website url
Use a Personal & Professional Email Address
  • Do not use your email address as it will expire after you graduate 
  • Colleges will send you important details through email
  • Make sure your address is professional & appropriate
  • Check your emails often!!
Get Ahead by Starting on Your Personal Statement Essays Early!
  • Do not wait until the last minute to work on your personal statement essays 
  • Have a college advisor review your essays EARLY!