Desert High School Code (aka CEEB Code) : 050800
College Information Night at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
Monday, September 24th
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Why should I attend College Information Night?
- FREE event open to the public
- Learn what it takes to get into college
- Meet UC, CSU, community, private and technical college representatives
- Workshops about applying for financial aid and writing college essays
- Scholarship Information
For more information, please contact Ms. Irma (Counseling Secretary) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply to College
4 Week Online Course offered by the University of Pennsylvania
This course walks you through the process of applying to college and is taught by experts in the field. There is coursework, videos, and the ability to ask questions. The course is offered every 4 weeks. There is no charge to enroll!
Creating a College List
How To Create a College List by Ethan Sawyer and Steven Antonoff (Author of College Match and College Finder, and Ted Fiske (Author of the Fiske Guide)
Applying to a UC campus?
Dates and Deadlines: Watch for DEADLINES. The UC application for the Fall 2019 admission is November 30th. No exceptions due to several thousands of applications needed to be processed.
Step by Step Tutorials to help you Navigate the UC Application
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 1 “UC Application”
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 2 “UC Application”
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 3 “UC Application”
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 4 “UC Application, About You”
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 5 “Transcripts”
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 6 “Extra-Curricular”
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 7 “SAT subject exams are NOT required for admission (in most cases)”
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 8 “Which questions does the UC want?”
UC Application Fall 2019: Step 9
The UC “Personal Insight Questions”
A great worksheet to help you get started and organize your thoughts
Applying to a California State University?
Cal State Apply Applicant Help Center
Contact Number: (857) 304-2087
The Fall 2019 application will be available on October 1, 2018 – DEADLINE TO APPLY TO CSUs IS NOVEMBER 30TH!!!
- Choosing a campus
- Choosing a degree
- Getting into the csu
- Paying for college
With over 800 colleges and universities around the nation and world, the Common App is a easy way to manage your application process. Below are instructional videos to help you navigate through your application through the Common App.
“Creating a First Year Common App Account” Step 1
“Searching for and Adding Colleges” Step 2
“Completing the Profile Section” Step 3
“Completing the Family Section” Step 4
“Completing the Education Section” Step 5
“Completing the Testing Section” Step 6
“Completing the Activities Section” Step 7
“Completing the Writing Section” Step 8
“Completing the FERPA Release Authorization” Step 9
“Intro to the Recommendation Process” Step 10
How To Get To College
- A-G requirements for CSU and UC’s
- Step By Step guide per grade year of how to navigate your way to college
UC Webinars By Ethan Sawyer
Ethan Sawyer, author of “The College Essay Guy” offers UC Prompt Essay tips as well as personal statement tips. A great webinar series.