Important Website Links and Dates
For UC, CalState, CC, and FAFSA applications we are asking that you launch through www.CaliforniaColleges.edu
If it doesn't work, please contact Ms. Diaz at Diaz.Alejandra@pusd.us.
If you are right at the deadline, here are the links.
For UC applications, go to http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions
For CA State applications, go to https://www2.calstate.edu/apply
For PCC, go to http://www.pasadena.edu/admissions/apply/
For the Common App go to www.commonapp.org
For NCAA Clearinghouse, go to https://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common/
Beginning Oct 1, for FAFSA go to http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Or CADA CA Dream Act Application: https://dreamcsac.ca.gov/
Account Cal Grant status: www.webgrants4students.org
Aug - Oct: Fill out college applications. Attend college nights & seminars. Fill out CSS Profile if your school requires it. Register for SAT I, SAT Subject, and/or ACT and send scores to schools. Apply for scholarships.
Oct /Nov: Send college applications. Fill Out FAFSA. Apply for FSA ID through fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
Must take SAT I or ACT if you have not done so. May complete SAT Subject (optional). Look for and complete Scholarships! If applying to private schools, be sure to refer to your Naviance account. College Letters of recommendation must go through Naviance. Complete a Brag sheet of your accomplishments.
Oct- Feb: Submit FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov by March 2. Keep copies of all forms.
Feb-May: Continue applying for scholarships. Log onto your college accounts often and ensure everything is up to date (applications, grades, transcripts from all schools, tests, etc…).
Testing- fee waiver available for Puente Students and students who receive free lunch.
College Application Due Dates: Early Action varies for each college
The University you are applying to??
Loyola Marymount Jan 15
University of Michigan Feb 1
UC and Cal State Now –November 30th
Claremont Colleges Jan 1
Harvard College Jan 1
USC Dec 1st and January 15
Occidental Jan 15
Howard & Spelman Feb 1
- Gift Aid -Pell Grant (through the FAFSA) and Cal Grant A& B are offered through the government, student must meet academic and financial eligibility.
- Self Help Aid – Loans (Stafford, Perkins, and Plus) and work-study
- Local scholarships –Check the John Muir website and Naviance
- Other scholarships – Internet, books, organizations, companies, and see websites above