The Finish Line: Senior Year!

Congrats, you've made it this far! All your hard work in the last 3 years is about to help you finalize your plan after high school. The time is now to apply to college and secure resources! Don't let "Senioritis" get the best of you; meet ALL your deadlines and finish the year STRONG!

Participate in summer schools if you earned any deficient grades
Attend college campus field trips
Participate in college prep summer enrichment program/activities
Student-Athletes: Register for NCAA Eligibility Center
Meet with academic advisor
Update HS coursework on
Identify recommenders
Begin Common App
Work on UC app and PIQs
Create FSA ID
Oct 1st: CSU application and financial aid applications (FAFSA or CADAA) open
Work on UC Apps and PIQs (Submission opens Oct 1st)
Work on Common App
Attend college fairs
Request Letters of Rec
Submit Common App for Early Action schools (Nov 1st: USC EA Deadline)
Finalize UC PIQs
Begin CSS Profile
Nov 30th: CSU & UC App deadline
Submit Other Common Apps (Dec 1st: USC Deadline for majors requiring portfolio/audition)
Check email regularly!
Create college portals
Attend tutoring for finals
Apply to CSU and UC scholarships
Apply to community colleges
Submit Common App for Regular Decision schools (Jan 15th: USC Deadline)
Complete CSS Profile
Gather documents requested by colleges
Check email daily
Continue scholarships
Submit requested documents
Send 7th Semester transcripts, only if requested
Submit financial aid app, if you haven't yet- Deadline March 2nd!
March 2nd: Financial Aid Deadline (FAFSA, CADAA, CSS Profile)
Notify Schools of any schedule changes
Register for AP Exams
Meet with academic advisor
Work on scholarships
Visit campuses you've been accepted to
Apply for housing
Review financial aid award Letters
Decide on a college!
May 1st: Submit SIR & SIR deposit
Register for New Student Orientation
Take AP Exams
Submit housing app & deposit
Send final transcripts by July 15th!