A Free Guide to College Admission

Track Daily Admission To-Dos!

Dozens of Comprehensive Guides!

Proven Financial Aid Strategies!

Find your College with

Admission Calendar!

Easy to follow Calendar for students and parents to get through the college admission experience successfully.

How-To Guides!

Follow our recommended getting started guides on every aspect of the college admission process.

Pay for College!

The recommended step-by-step tasks for completing the financial aid process using our graphical Flow Chart!







Upcoming Admission Events

Essays – College Applications

October 21

All of your college application essays should be nearly completed. Plan to have your essays proof read by your parents or English teacher/counselor and be ready to submit online applications in the next few days.

Letters of Recommendation

October 21

Begin thinking about who you will ask for recommendations next year. Think about teachers, counselors, coaches, employers, and community members you might ask for letters of recommendation in fall 2015. Work to build hard working, respectful relationships with these people.

SAT and ACT Scores

October 22

Be sure to send your ACT and SAT scores to the colleges and programs you’re applying to.

Essays – College Apps.

October 25

All of your college application essays should be complete. Make sure your essays are proof read by an adult before including them with your applications.

Scholarships – Juniors

October 25

Reminder: Continue to research scholarships for juniors. During your research, if you find scholarships for senior year students you’re interested in applying for next year, make notes for future reference.


October 26

Reminder: Prepare your parents for completing the CSS/PROFILE Financial Aid Application (if it’s required by your college or university).

Recommendations – Complete

October 27

All teacher and counselor recommendations should be completed, as well as letters of recommendation from other adults (i.e., employers, volunteer organization leaders, etc.). Recommendations should be submitted online by your teachers or counselor. Alternatively, paper letters of recommendation should be returned to you to be included in the application packets you will mail to colleges.

Complete Applications

October 28

Review your college application deadlines to make sure you know when to submit all documents and forms. The deadline for Early Action applications at numerous colleges and universities is November 15; some schools have application deadlines of November 1. If any of your applications are due November 1, finish and submit application materials for those […]

College Majors

October 28

Begin the process of selecting a college major. Consider your interests, skills, talents, and personality. It’s alright to begin college with an undeclared major, but deciding on a major while in high school will help with researching and finding the colleges and universities that suit you the best.

Paper Applications

October 29

All of your paper-copy college applications should be completed by hand and ready to submit online.

About Us

MyCollegeCalendar (MCC) is a calendar based college admissions counseling program that helps high school students and parents successfully navigate the college search and admissions process.

Our time tested methods, processes and strategies have been used by thousands of students, parents and educators for more than a decade.

MyCollegeCalendar is also used by high school guidance counselors, certified college planners, certified financial planners and independent counselors to supplement their own efforts.

  • No Missed Deadlines!

    You know how they say “timing is everything”? Well MyCollegeCalendar is designed so you meet early, regular or critical application deadlines.

  • Monitor Progress

    Allows Parents to monitor a student’s progress because YOU know what needs to be done and when it needs to be completed.

  • Maximizes students’ potential

    for admission to their college of choice with the most financial aid.

  • Sample Documents

    Resumes, essays, application forms… We give you wonderfully written sample documents to use throughout the year.

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“Graphically snappy calendar-format to-do lists, packed with tips as they count down a high-school student’s junior or senior year.”

The Seattle Times

“. . . offers daily, detailed reminders for students . . . “and”. . . detailed explanation of what students should be doing . . .”

The National Education Association’s NEA Today magazine

“This free Web site provides a useful planning tool for young people navigating the very stressful and often disconcerting world of college admissions.”


“… very helpful in organizing everything a senior should know and do for this year. I would recommend it to all seniors who re going through the college admissions process.”

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