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Peerlift Student Guide

...Those ready for a new challenge: these resources are for you. Whether you are an incoming senior or an incoming freshman--whether you have created a blueprint for your future or haven’t yet begun ...more


UC Santa Barbara webinars

Students can chat live with UCSB Admissions Counselors about the UC application, Personal Insight Questions and more. Registration is live!

  • Personal Insight Question Workshops: Learn more about the UC ...more

Villanova University

Early Decision:
We will now offer a binding Early Decision plan concurrent with our traditional Early Action program. With an application deadline (and FAFSA and CSS profile for candidates applying ...more

Rice University

As you may know, the College Board no longer offers the SAT or the Subject Tests in January . For students applying to Rice, December is the last month to meet our testing requirements.

Rice University ...more

College Office


Secondary School Report : Uploaded by your counselor through the Secondary School Report 

Quest Bridge Instructions

College Counselor:  Baltazar Mejia


What is QuestBridge?

ELAC Classes at SHS

Admin. of Justice Wed 3:15-6:00PM Room: D-4

Chicano Studies 2: Tue 3:00-6:00PM Room: A-5

Engineering Tue/Thurs 3:15-5:20pm Room: Library

SAT Fee Waivers

Students can have fee waivers for a two SAT registrations and two SAT Subject Test registrations.  This means that if a student wishes to take the SAT three times, they will need to pay for one of them.

College Applications

Private Colleges  OPEN NOW!

The Common App  Brag sheet

UC Application   OPEN NOW!

August 1st to November 30th

Note: ACT with Writing and/or SAT with Writing or Essay required

ACT   SAT    Personal Insight Question Guide

CSU Application

PDF application download

October 1st application date


Take at least one SAT/ACT by December 2nd

Note:  Certain majors within schools may have different exam requirements.  Check with university website

Example UCLA

School Code: 052037

Tier One SAT Prep


The class will take place on campus the following dates:


Room A-13


September 7th



September 14th

3-6pm* changed due to Back to School Night


September 21st



September 28th



October 5th



SAT Fee Waivers

Fee Waivers for the November 4th  SAT/Subject Tests are available

Registration Deadline:  September 8th, 2017  for October 7th tests

See Counseling Office Secretary or Mr. Mejia in the College Office once school resumes


Fee Waiver Info PDF

Questions?:  Email Mr. Mejia


  • You’re enrolled in or eligible to participate in the federal National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
  • Your annual family income falls within the Income Eligibility Guidelines set by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (provided below).
  • You’re enrolled in a federal, state, or local program that aids students from low-income families (e.g., Federal TRIO programs such as Upward Bound).
  • Your family receives public assistance.
  • You live in federally subsidized public housing, are in a foster home, or are homeless.
  • You’re a ward of the state or an orphan.

You only get two free SAT's so plan accordingly! Taking the SAT after preparing is best plan


Coca-Cola $20,000 Scholarship

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is looking for 150 incredible high school seniors from across the country to join their 30th class of Coca-Cola Scholars. Students who are selected as Coca-Cola ...more

Latino College Expo

We are looking for all JUNIORS & SENIORS to participate at The Latino College Expo!


Win scholarship money by writing an essay on...

"Why is a college education important to me?"


Scholarship Deadline:  Monday October 2, 2017

Event:  October 14, 2017 at Quiet Cannon, Montebello, CA


See attached

Fall Bulletin

College office FALL 


TEST DATES                         

SAT Customer Care:  866-756-7346

Schurr High School Code:  052037





ACT Customer Care:  319-337-1270, M-F 8a-8p, CST


CSU & UC APPLICATION WORKSHOPS:  Seniors Only, More information to follow

You must have the following information to complete the UC or CSU application:

•          Unofficial Transcripts

•          Test scores (SAT, ACT plus writing, AP)

•          Parent/Guardian Annual Income

•          Social Security Number

•          Citizenship Status

•          Statewide Student ID (it’s on your transcripts)

•          Credit card or fee waiver if applicable

•          CEEB or School Code – 052037


CSU Applications: Seniors Only

Application opens October 1st

Hard Deadline: November 30th

Apply online at:

UC Applications: Seniors Only

Application opened as of August 1st

Hard Deadline: November 30th

Apply online at:


Private College: Seniors Only

Deadlines: Must research each college for individual application deadline

Appy online at:


Letters of Recommendation & School Report:  Please be courteous and request a letter of recommendation in a timely manner from your teacher(s) and counselor.  Must submit

name and email address of counselor and teachers by Friday, December 2nd,  to write your recommendation letter.  Please be aware that you need to give your recommenders time

(3 weeks) to write your letters, before winter break.

See your College Counselor before assuming she will do the School Report/Letter of Recommendation.


Mejia, Baltazar College Counselor

Cal-SOAP Rep

SHS is please to host Nicole Sarmiento Cal-SOAP student success coach Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays in the College Office

College Rep Visits

Signup at the College Office starting August 28th

College Representative Visit Schedule
College/University Date and time
UC Santa Barbara Sept. 14th 8 a.m.
UC Santa Cruz Sept. 19th 9 a.m.
Georgetown University Sept. 19th 12:30pm
University of Redlands Sept. 21st 10 a.m.
UC Davis Oct.    3rd 10 a.m.
John Hopkins University Oct.   3rd  2 p.m.
California Lutheran University Oct.  9th  1p.m.
Occidental College Oct   9th  8:30 a.m.
Saint Rose College Oct.   10th 10 a.m.
California Lutheran University Oct.   10th 1 p.m.
UC Irvine Oct.   12th 10 a.m.
Concordia University-Irvine Oct.  16th 10 a.m.
Drexel University Oct.   18th Noon
Pitzer College Nov.   2nd 10 a.m.


Meetings held at library

SAT Dates 2017-2018

Register for SAT

What to bring


SAT dates Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
October 7, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 27 (online/phone)
November 4, 2017 October 5, 2017 October 25 (online/phone)
December 2, 2017 November 2, 2017 November 21, 2017 (online/phone)
March 10, 2018 February 9, 2018 February 29 (online/phone)
May 5, 2018 April 6, 2018 April 25 (online/phone)
June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 23 (online/phone)


Get your fee waiver at the College Office

Test Prep

Cal State Parent Academy

En Español >

Welcome to Cal State LA’s Parent Academy. Originally developed by Dr. Alfredo Gonzalez, Parent Academy was launched in Fall 2013. This program is designed to help the parents of ...more


Best of U Pasadena  UK University Fair

September 18, 2017

6:30-9:00 p.m.


CSU College Night

Access all 23 Campuses in one nihgt

Pasadena Convention Center

September 19, 2017 

6:00 p.m. till 8:30 p.m.


Feria de Educacion at Cal State Northridge

September 23, 2017


John Hopkins University Info Session

September 24, 2017

2:00 p.m. Hilton Pasadena



Discover MIT

October 9, 2017 7:00 p.m.

See list of events


Don Boscho College Fair

October 10, 2017



Latino College Expo!

October 14, 2017 at Quiet Cannon, Montebello, CA


Chico Preview Day

October 21, 2017



Los Angeles Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

October 29, 2017 

UCLA - Ackerman Union
460 Portola Plaza  
Los Angeles, CA 90095

1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Peerlift Student Ambassador Opportunity

Peerlift Student Ambassador. The student leader, preferably in 10th or 11th grade, would work with Peerlift to do grassroots outreach at Schurr HS and the surrounding area.  The student would receive further opportunity to collaborate with our team of college freshmen, many of whom are attending Stanford, Yale, Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania this year.  To read more information, please go to our get involved section or go over our application form here.

Fly-in Programs

Fly-in Program offer a great opportunity to experience college that one would normally not be aware of. Most of these programs offer scholarships for travel. Students have been selected in the past ...more

Student Involvement Programs

The Pollination Project

The Pollination Project believes in the power of ordinary people to do extraordinary things. We make grants to individual change-makers with an idea and a plan to make their community and their world a better place.

We give $1,000 seed grants to individual change makers, every day, 365 days a year.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates outstanding young leaders. Each year the Barron Prize honors 25 inspiring young people who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet.

College Counselor

Mr. Baltazar Mejia

323-887-3090 x6646