12th Grade College Track Calendar
During your first semester you will be applying to colleges and meeting very strict deadlines. It’s important to stay focused throughout the entire year. Colleges can still rescind their acceptance decision if your grades fall during second semester.
Make a serious effort to gain as much information as possible about each of the colleges on your list. Try to visit if possible. If not, take a campus tour. Be in touch via email with admissions counselors and university students at each school. Keep a file of each college on your list.
Narrow your list of colleges to approximately 5-8, and review it with the REAP counselor. Get an application and financial aid information for each college.
Ask for letters of recommendation.
Submission period for UC applicants.
Complete any last scholarship applications.
After you submit FAFSA, you should receive your student aid report (SAR) within three days to three weeks.
It is a myth that courses in the spring semester of your senior year don’t matter for college because you have already been accepted or rejected.
1-31 Notification of UC admission decisions.
If you can, visit any colleges that have invited you to enroll.
Submit any required financial deposit.
1- UC Deadline for admitted freshman to submit Statement of Intent to Register.
1 deadline for admitted freshman to submit Statement of Intent to Register.
1-31 UC submission period for applicants for winter/spring quarter.
Talk with your family about which of these 8-15 colleges is the best fit for you. Weigh the pros and cons of each school. Remember to stay true to your interests and aspirations, but also listen to advice from others.
Make a calendar for the college application process with admissions and financial aid deadlines.
Visit with your counselor and make sure you fulfilling college admission requirements.
Complete Scholarship Applications.
Complete scholarship applications.
As soon as possible after January first, complete FAFSA along with other financial aid applications your school may require.
Contact a school’s financial aid office if you have questions about the aid that school has offered you. Gettign to know your financial aid staff early is a good idea.