Seniors: Important Deadlines & Tips for College
Most Important Dates & Deadlines
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)
Senior Year Timeline By Month
Tips to Prepare for Senior Year
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 stu.lusd.org 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!