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Career and College Planning Timeline

CAREER and COLLEGE EXPLORATION

 

AUGUST

  • UC application filing period is open August 1, 2018, to November 30, 2018.
  • Meet with your counselor for senior credit checks.
  • Ask teachers and counselors for letters of recommendation if applicable.

 

SEPTEMBER

  • College & Career Fair - Thursday, September 20, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm, at Golden Valley High School.
  • Cash for College Night - Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, at College of the Canyons. Free and open to the community.
  • Make a professional email that you check often for colleges to contact you (a good suggestion is your name @ any email server).  
  • Visit your counselors for info on colleges, scholarships, test registration and the college application process.

 

OCTOBER

  • Scholarship Workshop (see your counselor for more information).
  • Review transcript with your counselor. Keep a printed copy for reference.
  • CSU application filing period is open October 1, 2018, to November 30, 2018.
  • Last chance to register for the ACT/SAT. Please visit: www.act.org and www.collegeboard.org.

 

NOVEMBER

  • November 30, 2018 is the last day to submit UC/ CSU applications.

 

DECEMBER

  • Applications available from the Santa Clarita Scholarship Foundation.
  • Last chance to take the SAT or ACT to submit to colleges. Be aware of test registration dates.

 

JANUARY

  • Community college application filing period opens. Apply through www.cccapply.org
  • Ask your community college if they offer a College Promise Program which provides first-time, full-time college students with their first-year tuition-free.
  • Notification of college admissions decision begins.
  • Continue applying for scholarships and other student aid programs.

 

MARCH

  • Application deadline for FAFSA and Cal Grants.
  • ASVAB testing (see your counselor for more information).
  • Deadline to submit FAFSA application (March 2, 2019).

               

APRIL

  • Visit campuses during spring break, then make your final acceptance decision.

 

MAY

  • Make sure to check the portal of your selected school, there are many deadlines you must meet to secure your enrollment.
  • Deadline to submit Statement of Intent.

 

 

William S. Hart Union High School District Career & College Readiness