Senior College Information


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



Counselors will meet with all seniors September 12th - September 17th to review graduation status and post-high school plans.

  • Deadline to request a recommendation in order to meet January private college application deadlines is Wednesday, November 6th
  • Request official transcripts at by Friday, December 15th.



Planning to participate in athletics in college? You must register with the NCAA at


The California State University System (CSU), ( application filing period is October 1st- November 30th, 2019
  • The University of California System (UC), ( application filing period is November 1st.
  • CSU and UC College Application Workshop: College Roadmap on Wednesday, October 2nd events starting at 5:30 p.m. with more information to come via email and BOHS caller.  
  • Most private universities use the Common Application ( and require both secondary school reports and letters of recommendation


  • A  completed interview packet is 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 6th


  • 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.



  • The FAFSA priority application window: October 1st – March 2nd. File as early as possible at
  • The Financial Aid Workshop is scheduled as a break out session at College Roadmap on Wednesday, October 2nd, 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 representatives visit throughout the year. Check the website under Guidance/College Calendar to check to see what is up and coming.
We hope your senior year will be a memorable one as you prepare for your future!

Dear Seniors,

If you have decided to attend Fullerton College this fall, BOHS is hosting a Fullerton College Educational Planning Course starting April 14th.   The Counseling 140 class will meet 5 times on Tuesdays and students can earn 0.5 credits.  Please note the necessary steps below to register for the class:

 Students must complete the following:

1. Pick up a Fullerton College Special Admit form in the Counseling Office, fill out and turn in it to Counseling Office ASAP.  

2. Begin the application process in the College and Career Center Tuesday, March 17 at Lunch, 5th period, 6th period or after school.

3. Attend a FC Enrollment Session in the College and Career Center Tuesday, March 31 at Lunch, 5th period, 6th period or after school.