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  • LACHSA Guidance Department presents:

  • Agenda

    TestingA- G RequirementsCALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY(CSU)UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA(UC)PRIVATE COLLEGE APPLICTION PROCESSRecommendationsStudent ResponsibilityTimelineForms Provided by CounselorParchmentFinancial AidQuestions and Answers

  • Testing

    SAT Reasoning TestSAT Subject TestsACT w/writing

    Plan to complete all testing byDecember

    Student must requestthat scores be sent directly to all the colleges

  • UC/CSU A-G

  • CSU Application ProcessFiling Period: Oct 1 Nov 30Cost: $55Application: Student must submit a separate application for each campusOnline application: www.csumentor.eduNotification: January JuneSIR (Statement of Intent to Register) May 1stTranscripts: Are only required if a student receives a request from the college Admissions office

  • UC Application Time LineDate/Deadline Task October 1-31 UC Application OpensNovember 1-30 Submit online UC Application Late January Update December Test ResultsMarch Notification of AdmissionMay 1 SIR (Statement of Intent to Register)July 15 Final TranscriptStudents self report all information in the applicationCost: $70 per campusApplication: Only 1 applicationUC application online: Are not requiredNo Letter of Recommendation

  • UC Comprehensive ReviewGPA in a-g courses (10-11)SAT and/ or ACT ScoresCourses beyond minimum a-gHonor, AP, college coursesELC Top 9 percentStrength of senior yearTalents AchievementsPassing scores on AP exams

  • UC updatesNo tuition increase 2015-2017UCs will be increasingly selectiveQuestion on gender identity & sexual orientation will be asked in applicationIf you have taken a class outside of your high school UCs will ask for official transcript even if the class has been added to your high school transcript.Campuses can request additional information, including letters of recommendation.

  • Applying Early EARLY DECISION: Binding must withdraw all other applications if accepted. Can only apply early to one college.

    EARLY ACTION: non-binding may consider other options if accepted.

    Early options are for those students who do NOT need to repeat SAT scores and who are SURE of their college choice.

  • Private Collegesa-g requirementsMany independent schools are very competitivePay attention to all deadlines.Every college/university makes its own rules on eligibility.Read all information carefully.The AuditionPortfolioThe Interview

  • Private School Application Process

    -Teacher Recommendations-Counselor Recommendation-Secondary School Report-Mid-Year Report-Official Transcripts-School Profile-Unofficial test scores

  • Common Application

    600 Members Many private schools, including most of the top elite schools use this system as it just makes it easier for students to fill out and submit the application.

    Create an account:

    After completing the application, use the My Colleges section to ask your counselor and teachers to write letters of recommendation

  • Teacher RecommendationsChoose a teacher that knows you BESTProvide teacher with all forms completed and a Stamped Addressed Envelope for every campusProvide teacher with brag sheetTouch base with your teacher to see if he/she needs anymore information from youFollow up with a THANK YOU NOTE

  • Student Responsibility1. Provide teachers with addressed stamped envelope for every private college

    2. Submitting his/her own COMPLETE APPLICATION (app, essays, fee, official SAT or ACT scores)

    3. Pay Attention to Deadlines

  • Forms Provided by the CounselorCounselor RecommendationSecondary School ReportMid-year ReportSchool ProfileUnofficial transcriptsUnofficial test scores

  • TIMELINEGet organizedFill out the Brag SheetComplete College Folder and return it to Ms. Broussard by October 29th.Start early on applicationsRequest letters of recommendationRegister for the SAT and ACTKnow the universities deadlines

  • LACHSA Senior Transcripts


    Request transcripts through

    Immediate delivery and confirmation to most colleges and universities

    Ability to see unofficial transcript

  • Tips for Parents

    Look for the right fit

    Do not direct let your child take ownership of this process

    Stay on top of deadlines

  • Financial AidCSS/Financial Profile (available now)

    FAFSA (after Jan. 1)


    Monthly scholarship listings available on LACHSA website and in front office

  • Get me to college

    Rebecca Joseph, PHD, Associate Professor from California State University Los Angeles

    Will speak to our seniors on Friday October 2nd at 8:00 a.m. in Carolines Loft. Regarding college essays.