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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.

Request for recommendation

Complete this form to help your teachers, employers, and counselors write effective letters of recommendation on your behalf.

Important Dates

Important DATES:

CSU Applications:                                 October 1 – November 30

UC Application:                            November 1 – November 30

Community College Applications Due:       February-March recommended        

Chabot College Early Decision:                 Late Winter/Early Spring        

Financial Aid Night:                                 January at Mt. Eden - Apply for FAFSA Jan 1-March 2