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College Counselor

Oliver Rivas

orivas@lausd.net

(310) 338-2502

 

College & Career

SAT & ACT registration

SAT: Register at: www.collegeboard.org

ACT: Register at : www.actstudent.org

For fee waivers, you must qualify for free/reduced lunch and you need to apply every year.

Apply for the lunch application: www.applyforlunch.com

Timeline for Seniors -College

January
  • Ensure that Mid-Year Reports are completed by counselors for private schools
  • Complete the CSS Profile for private universities (check websites for deadlines)
  • Register for a pin and submit FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov (Jan 1- March 2)
  • Complete Cal Grant Verification Form from the College Office (DUE MARCH 2nd)
  • Apply for Scholarships (see College Office scholarship drawer and websites for more information)
  • Register at www.fastweb.com and other websites to receive scholarship opportunities
  • Register for Spring Community College classes

 

February
  • Apply for scholarships
  • Submit the FAFSA on line at www.fafsa.ed.gov (DUE MARCH 2nd)
  • Make necessary changes on the FAFSA by completing the SAR
  • Complete the CSS Profile for private universities (check websites for deadlines)
  • If you plan to attend Community College in the Fall, apply NOW and take the placement tests. See college reps or college counselor for more information

 

March
  • March 2 - FASFA APPLICATION & CAL GRANT DUE (NO EXCEPTIONS!)
  • Apply for scholarships
  • Submit all requested financial information to universities and colleges

 

April
  • Submit “Intent to Register” to selected college by deadlines required (no later than May1st)
  • Submit housing form for selected university
  • Review all financial aid award letters
  • Meet with an outreach counselor if you plan to attend a Community College
  • Register for the ELM/EPT at a local CSU campus
  • Register for the Entry Level Writing Requirement for UCs
  • Register for the English and Math placement tests if you plan to attend Community College
  • May
  • Submit “Intent to Register” to selected college by deadlines required (May 1st)
  • Register for the summer session at a local Community College
  • If you plan to attend community college in Fall 2016, apply NOW (you should have already done so) and take the placement tests ASAP. See college reps or college counselor for more information
  • Sign up for Summer Bridge Programs at CSUs and community colleges, if available
  • Submit housing form for selected university
  • Review all financial aid award letters


 

June/July
  • GRADUATION!!!  Congratulations!!
  • Submit final transcripts to college you will be attending!

UCLA Advisors are here to help!

UCLA EAOP and UCLA VIPS Scholars are in the college center to help with all applications and personal statements. 

Websites for Applications:

CSU: (23 Campuses):

www.csumentor.edu

 

UC: (9 campuses):

www.Admissions.universityofcalifornia.edu

 

Private Schools:

www.commonapp.org

 

HBCU’S: 36 campuses/$35

www.eduinconline.com