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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!

TYPES OF ADMISSION

APPLICATION PROCESS

FINANCIAL AID PROCESS

SENIOR ADMISSION PLANNING

PARENT INVOLVEMENT

FIND COLLEGES

Upcoming Admission Events

College Applications

October 3

Keep working on your college applications and review the due dates of your application materials. This calendar schedule is designed for early applications with a deadline of November 15. For applications with a  deadline of November 1, plan to complete all November 1 – 15 tasks before November 1. Mark each college application task you […]

Resume – Students

October 3

Continue to build your student resume; keep involved with activities at school and in your local community.

Essays – College Applications

October 4

Spend at least 10 hours per week working on your application essays. Writing essays is a lengthy, involved process; many colleges require multiple essays.

Prep. for Online Applications

October 5

If you haven’t already done so, print copies of all applications and forms so you can fill them in by hand and be thoroughly prepared to complete online applications in late-October to earliest-November.

College Night

October 5

Plan to attend College Night at your high school. College Night provides the opportunity for students and parents to learn about the college admission process directly from high school counselors. A question and answer period usually follows counselor presentations.

CSS/PROFILE – Begin

October 6

CSS/PROFILE is used by many private colleges and scholarship programs to determine the amount of need-based, non-federal government aid to award students. If the colleges you are applying to require the CSS/PROFILE, print a Pre-Application Worksheet and have your parents begin filling it out by hand. Some colleges required the CSS/PROFILE to be submitted as […]

SAT Subject Tests – Registration

October 9

Reminder: Register by today to take the SAT Subject Tests given on November 8, 2014, if you want to improve your test scores.

Supplemental Documents

October 10

Continue to work on supplemental documents and forms for your college applications. Determine if any special financial aid forms are required by each of your colleges and work on them with your parents.

Take the SAT Today

October 11

Take the SAT on October 11, 2014 if you want to improve your test scores.

National Scholarships

October 12

National scholarships are extremely difficult to win. If you want to apply for a national scholarship, keep working on the application. Continue watching for announcements of local and regional scholarships and be ready to apply; print applications to scholarships to which you want to apply.

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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What others say about us

“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.”

Forbes

“… 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.”

The Boston Herald