The CSU Application opens on October 1st for both freshman and transfer applicants. The deadline to apply is November 30th. Click to be taken to the application.
The CSU’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides admission, academic, and financial support services to historically underserved students throughout California. Learn more and apply here.
Students can complete the Common Black College Application (CBCA) and apply to any number of their Member Institutions, at the same time. The CBCA creates the potential opportunity for students to receive acceptance letters, financial aid packages and scholarship offers from several different colleges. Different schools have different application deadlines.
Students who are residents of WICHE states are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state.
Early decision (ED) and early action (EA) plans can be beneficial to students who have thought through their college options carefully and have a clear preference for one institution. Learn more here.
The Posse Foundation identifies, recruits and trains individuals with extraordinary leadership potential. Posse Scholars receive full-tuition leadership scholarships from Posse’s partner colleges and universities.
COLLEGE ESSAY REQUIERMENTS
On the UC applications, students must respond to a series of Personal Essay questions known as Personal Insights Questions (PIQs). This resource shares the essay questions and requirements for the Freshman UC Application.
COLLEGE APPLICATION TOOLS & RESOURCES
Keeping track of your college accounts can be messy. This sheet houses all IDs and passwords for college applications and other college related accounts. To edit use this document, click "File" in the top left corner , then click "Make a copy."
This preparation form will house student and parent/guardian information so that students have easy access to it when it's time to fill out applications and forms. To edit use this document, click "File" in the top left corner , then click "Make a copy."
Colleges want to know what you do with your time outside of the classroom. Whether you support your family, play sports, or volunteer, this document will help you keep track of your extracurricular activities. Extracurricular activities are key to becoming more competitive for college.
Every income-eligible student who takes the SAT with a fee waiver or as part of a district or state program while in high school can choose from over 2,000 participating colleges and apply for free. Learn more here.