Class of 2021

Attention Seniors!

Your Santiago counseling office is looking to make your SENIOR YEAR as painless as possible. We have a couple of announcements and information. PAY close ATTENTION!

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College & Career Readiness Guidance Lesson

The presentation includes the following information: financial aid, scholarships, the college application process, options for after high school and much more!

Before this presentation you need to:

  • Download a copy of your transcript prior to watching the presentation: CLICK HERE

  • Class of 2021 College & Career Readiness Guide Book: CLICK HERE

Class of 2021 College & Career Presentation

Your Next Steps to Higher Education Utilizing

For those students looking to APPLY for a

4-Year State colleges, Community College, and/or Financial Aid

Students can launch the following applications from their CaliforniaColleges.EDU accounts. Included below are hyperlinked handouts with instructions on how to launch and what migrates over. For more details, click here.

Should you have any issues with your passwords, please click here

How to Register for
Registering Your Account (Partner Districts)
  • CCCApply: Students can launch all Community College applications
Launching Your CCCApply Application (Partner Districts)
  • Cal State Apply: Students can connect their account to their Cal State Apply application and import their academic coursework.
Launching Your Cal State Apply Application (Partner Districts)
  • UC Application: Students can connect their account to their UC application.
Launching Your University of California Application (Partner Districts)

Additional Application Workshops for Students at Santiago

California State University (October – December 4th)

University of California (November)

Community College (October – end of the school year)

Visit the counseling website: and the weekly Smore for dates and how to sign up.

Financial Aid

  • FAFSA/CA Dream Act: By clicking on the blue button (available starting October 1st), students can launch their application from their account.
Launching Your FAFSA or California Dream Act Application (Partner Districts)
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Local Scholarships

Local Scholarships Application Workshop - Goes live Tuesday, October 1st at 12:00 noon!


  • Local Scholarship Office Hours

The following Fridays from 12:20pm - 1:20pm. Participants will be able to sign up via the Local Scholarships Google Classroom or using the link contained in the weekly Smore.

Watch the Local Scholarships presentation and sign up for a Local Scholarships Office Hours if you want help or have specific questions.

Office Hours sign up instructions: CLICK HERE

  • October 9th & 23rd

  • November 6th & 20th

  • December 4th & 18th

  • January 22nd & 29th

  • February 4th & 5th

Letter of Recommendation

Complete the Letter of Recommendation Request Form (link below) if you would like to request a letter of recommendation from your counselor.


Please note: UC & CSU colleges do not require letters of recommendation unless you are applying to special program or you are specifically asked to submit one.

Virtual College & Career Resources

Ms. Wendt from the College & Career Center is also here to help.
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Visit our website for counseling forms, A-G requirements, financial aid information and much more. Click Here