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College Application Help

Counselors will host College Application Workshops in the Library Comupter Lab during lunch for the dates listed below :

October: 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27


November: 8, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 28, 29, 30

 

In order to attend a university you need to apply online. The following are the universities that most Mira Mesa students have applied to in the past:

 

City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges

California State University System

University of California System

University of San Diego

Point Loma Nazarene

Other California Colleges

 

Common Application

This is a general on-line application form used by over 400 national independent colleges

 

 

If you are a resident of California, you are eligible to request a reduced WUE tuition rate of 150% of the resident rate at one of the 145 participating schools in the West.

 

WUE states include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming

 
 
College Essay

 

Some universities you apply to may ask for a college essay. Here are some places you can go to get help:

http://www.quintcareers.com/college_application_essay.html

www.collegeboard.com/student/apply/essay-skills/index.html

 

Naviance 

 

For information on other technical schools and universities log on to your account at https://succeed.naviance.com/auth/signin using your ID number and password. Then click on the “college” tab, and click on the Super Match college search

 

Other College Sites

 

http://www.assist.org/ (agreements between colleges regarding transferability of units)
http://www.aiccu.edu/ (private colleges in California)
http://www.cvc.edu/ (online learning for California Higher Education)
http://studentaid.ed.gov/ (student gateway to the U.S. Government)

http://www.uscollegesearch.org/. U.S College Search is a guide to the nation's colleges, universities and online degrees. They offer one the most comprehensive guides to regional colleges on the Internet with a database of 9734 schools and universities
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/CollegeScoreCard provides students and families’ critical information needed to make smart informed decisions about where to enroll based on graduation rates, true costs, financial aid and starting salaries.