My goal as the College & Career Center technician is to make sure that all students at Simi High understand the college admission process, have the tools and resources to begin their journey, and ...more
Class of 2014 College Prep Section
Financial Aid Information - FAFSA & Cal-Grant
Got Scholarship? - Click here to check the latest bulletin.
Common App 2013-2014 Essay Prompts: Click Here
UC Application Personal Statement Prompts: Click Here
Brag Packet for Recommendation Letters: Click Here
Sample Brag Packet Cover Letter: Click Here
FERPA Letter giving permission for School Personnel to Release your Information to Colleges:
In addition to the Brag sheet, complete a FERPA agreement. The FERPA page MUST be completed in order for your recommender to be able to share pertinent information with admissions officers. You decide what you will allow to be released and whether or not you waive your "right of access." Keep in mind that colleges consider letters written for students who WAIVE their right of access more genuine and informative than those written for students who do NOT. After you complete the FERPA, PRINT it, SIGN it, and deliver it to your recommender.
Ms. Cavanaugh's Favorite College Blogs
Seventeen Magazine: (A freshmen girls experience)
(A free blog with advice from a college counselor out of NYC, alot of great tools such as calendars and essay help sheets)