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    Class of 2022 - College Bound

     

    The college application process might look a bit different this year, but FHS counseling department is STILL here to support you! Here are some things you can work on now to ensure a successful college application process:

     

    First Steps:

     

    Next Steps:

    • Determine which schools you will apply to and application method. Create accounts as needed:

    Common Application

    Coalition for College Application

    Specific college application

    • Attend virtual College Application Presentation with counselors in mid-September to get answers to most questions.
    • Attend virtual College Application Assistance sessions with counseling staff (mid-September through November) for assistance in a small group setting
    • Review your unofficial transcript. You can download your transcript following these instructions
    • Determine of your colleges require SAT/ACT. Many schools have gove to test optional or test blind or not accepted due to the limitied availability of testing during the pandemic. 

     

     

    Key Dates

    August 1

    • Common Application opens

     

    October 1

     

    November 30

    • Deadline for UC and CSU applications

     

     

    4 Year College Applications

    Step 1

    Decide where you’re going to apply.

    Step 2

    Complete/Submit College Applications

    Step 3

    Complete the Letter of Rec Packet

    (Provide a copy of your packet and email a request for a letter from your teachers and counselor)

    Step 4

    Complete the FAFSA online

    Step 5

    Apply for scholarships

    Step 6

    Wait for Admission Decisions