Samohi College/Career Center

November Monthly Update

November Updates! Watch ME!!!

November Updates

Seniors!!!

Well, we survived the Early Action/Early Decision deadline! Congratulations! If you didn't do EA/ED, it's okay. You have more time to finesse your application! Remember, 11/30 is the UC deadline and 12/4 is the CSU deadline SO GET TO WORK! :) If you have not requested letters of recommendation or transcripts please keep scrolling. Remember, we are here to help with whatever you need. Our drop-in hours and Calendly links are below. Please continue to check your SMMK12 emails regularly. We send VERY IMPORTANT emails to you! See you soon!

College App Fest the week of 11/9-11/14

Join us for a productive week of app support!

Drop by to complete your applications: CSU, UC, or Common App. We will also have two days to receive essay and PIQ feedback. Doesn't this sound wonderful?! Come join the College/Career Counselors and some of your most favorite people from Samohi!


College App Fest Schedule


Monday, Nov. 9 (3:00-4:30pm) - College App Assistance

Tuesday, Nov. 10 (3:00-4:30pm) - College App Assistance

Thursday, Nov. 12 (3:00-4:30pm) - College App Assistance

Friday, Nov. 13 (3:00-4:30pm) - Essay and PIQ Feedback

Saturday, Nov. 14 (10:00am-12:00pm & 12:30-2:00pm) - Essay and PIQ Feedback


Be sure to click on the link to access the registration page!

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Applications at your fingertips

All the applications at your finger tips: from UC to Common App to FAFSA. Just click on the application image below and the application website will pop up for you!

Letters of Recommendation and Transcripts

Letters of recommendation and transcripts are required by most private and out of state schools. UCs, CSUs, and community colleges do not require these. Please click the button below or download the PDF and follow the guidelines for letters of recommendation and transcripts.

SMC - Let's not forget about the BEST community college in Santa Monica!

All you seniors thinking about SMC as your first choice or last choice it doesn't matter, please check in with Ms. Lem. You will find her information below. Please click on the picture below to go to the SMC website.

Juniors, Sophomores, Freshman

We haven't forgotten about you! We will be here for you soon. If there are any colleges that you are looking into or want to know more about they have great resource on their websites. Many schools have plenty of online recourses for you just a click away! We also are offering College Rep Visits, an opportunity where college reps will come to a virtual room and you can listen in on admissions requirements, updates, majors, etc. Signing up is easy: go to your Naviance Account and look for College Rep Visits. Naviance will also allow you to search colleges, careers, complete assessments, and much more. Naviance can be found through your Clever account on Samohi's website.

Ernesto Flores - A-G

Mr. Flores attended to UCLA for his Bachelor's then attended CSU Northridge for his Master's.

Drop-In hours: Monday & Friday during lunch and afterschool (2:15-3:00pm)

Julie Honda - H-N

Ms. Honda attended to CSU Dominguez Hills for her Bachelor's then attended University of LaVerne for her Master's.

Drop-In hours: Monday & Friday during lunch and afterschool (2:15-3:00pm)

Rosa Mejia - O-Z

Ms. Mejia attended to Mount St. Mary's University for her Bachelor's then attended University of LaVerne for her Master's.

Drop-In hours: Monday & Friday during lunch and afterschool (2:15-3:00pm)

Aimee Lem - SMC

Ms. Lem attended UC Santa Barbara for her Bachelor's then attended California Lutheran University for her Master's.

Click here for Ms. Lem's Lunch Drop-In Hours