College Prep Pathways:
The counselors are in the classrooms three times a year to deliver important information to help students meet their educational goals. The following topics are covered by grade level.
- Freshman Calendar
- Sophomore Calendar
- Junior Calendar
- Senior Calendar (includes important dates and deadlines)
College Application Websites:
Click the following college links to begin your application/s:
College Application Deadlines:
Fall admissions for both UC and CSU are November 30
Private University application deadlines vary, please check schools website
College Essays and UC Personal Statement
- Click here for helpful tools and hints to writing a successful personal statement
MBHS School Code (CEEB & SAT): 052061
Getting Your SIS Code: See your counselor
Releasing Test Scores
- Remember to release your SAT or ACT scores to the schools planning to apply to for the following fall term. Go to College Testing Tab for answers
- Any questions about transcripts please see the MBHS School Registrar
Letter of Recommendations
- Update your personal resume on your Naviance account under the About ME Tab.
- Be sure to give your counselor or teacher a copy two weeks in advance so they are able to complete your letter of recommendation in a timely manner.
- You can also send your teacher a message through your Naviance account to request a letter of recommendation.
Senior Cuesta College Process:
- During the month of January counselors visit senior English classes to complete the Cuesta Application for the following fall
- 2017-2018 Cuesta Promise
- Current seniors are eligible for one full year of free tuition Click here for the Cuesta Promise and General Scholarship Application
- To be eligible the student must complete the FASFA https://fafsa.ed.gov/ and the Cuesta Promise form.
- Seniors will be required to the take the English and Math placement tests in spring
- Dates TBA
- Ways of being EXEMPT from taking the placement tests refer to your SBAC test results sent to you the summer before starting your senior year. If your test results read "READY" no assessment is needed to be taken.
- Complete the online orientation by logging onto your myCuesta account and proceed to the online orientation. The online orientation MUST BE COMPLETED in order to attend in-person orientation and registration field trip.
- Seniors are encouraged to attend the field-trip in late spring to Cuesta College. During this time the student will be able to work with Cuesta College Counselors regarding classes for fall
- Dates TBA
Registering for Fall Classes
- Will take place in late spring/summer
- Dates TBA on the Cuesta College website
College Applications in Naviance Family Connection
Track all of your college applications using your Naviance Family Connection account. Watch the following video tutorial on how to add college applications, track transcript requests, and request teacher letter of recommendations.