Senior College Information

CLASS OF 2018

Dear Senior Student and Parent or Guardian:

Congratulations on beginning your senior year! The following is important information to place on your calendar.

SAT/ACT Testing

GRADUATION Checks

Counselors will meet with all seniors September 25th – September 27th to review graduation status and post-high school plans.

 

  • OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT Requests

  • Deadline to request a recommendation in order to meet January private college application deadlines is Wednesday, November 8th
  • Request official transcripts at www.parchment.com by Friday, December 15th.

COLLEGE ATHLETICS ELIGIBILITY

Planning to participate in athletics in college? You must register with the NCAA at https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

●The California State University System (CSU), (https://www2.calstate.edu/apply) application filing period is October 1st- November 30th, 2015

  • The University of California System (UC), (www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply) application filing period is November 1st – November 30th
  • CSU and UC College Application Workshop: College Roadmap on Wednesday, October 11th events starting at 5:30 p.m. with more information to come via email and BOHS caller.  
  • Most private universities use the Common Application (www.commonapp.org) and require both secondary school reports and letters of recommendation

    LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

  • A  completed interview packet are required for all college recommendations and secondary school reports
  • Teachers and counselors require a four-week notice to prepare letters of recommendation
  • Last day to request a letter of recommendation: Wednesday, November 8th

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

  • Applications are online and open as early as December 
  • SAT or ACT is not required to attend a community college
  • Placement testing in math and English are required, orientation as well as additional steps to complete the application process.

FINANCIAL AID and SCHOLARSHIPS

  • The FAFSA priority application window: October 1st – March 2nd. File as early as possible at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • The Financial Aid Workshop is scheduled as a break out session at College Roadmap on Wednesday, October 11th, at 5:30 p.m., in the PAC
  • For a list of local, state and national scholarships please check the website under: BOHS Scholarship Information

COLLEGE VISITS

  • All junior and senior families are invited to attend the BOHS Out-of-State and International College Fair taking place on Monday, October 16th from 9:00 am - noon in the Main Gym.

  • College representatives visit throughout the year. Check the website under Guidance/College Calendar to check to see what is up and coming.  Don’t forget to sign up for REMIND to get all the updates!

We hope your senior year will be a memorable one as you prepare for your future!

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