Mt. Eden High School

College Applications

Important DATES:


CSU Applications

October 1 – November 30

UC Application

Open August 1, Submit November 1 – November 30

Common Application

Open August 1, Deadlines - check specific college websites 

Community College Applications

February-March (Early Decision)

Chabot College Early Decision

Late winter or early spring

Financial Aid Night/Application Crunch Day

January 18 Library/November 16 M-2

Free App. for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)/Dream Act

October 1-March 2




PSAT/SAT practice tests can be done through Kahn Academy. Go to to register.

The website also has practice tests available


ACT provides free practice tests on its website:


Check this web page for announcements for future free test preps.


Helpful Websites

College Admissions Exams:

SAT Registration

ACT Registration                           


College Info and Apps:

University of California                                   

California State University             

Common Application  

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Common Application              

California Community Colleges

All colleges in California                              


Scholarships and Financial Aid:          

See Ms. Hernandez in the Career Center or start here:                                        

Financial Aid



Career & College Exploration:         

Students use their school email and password.


For more info, see Mrs Hernandez in the College & Career Center. You may also visit the Mt. Eden Counseling Facebook Page.


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