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Prepping for College

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  • Contact your high school counselor or the Office of Admission at (800) 999-9893 to inquiry when a representative will be in your area for a high school visit or a college fair.
  • Check the registration deadlines for the SAT and/or ACT exams.
  • Plan and reserve a day to visit to the campus.


  • Request an application packet by calling (800) 999-9893 or fill out an application online.
  • Attend financial aid nights and college fairs offered by your school or organizations in your community.
  • Apply for outside funding and scholarships.


  • Complete your application and essay.
  • Ask your counselor(s) to send a recommendation form to the Office of Admission.
  • Confirm that your SAT and/or ACT scores have been sent to Mount St. Mary's College. Our school code for SAT/ACT is 004493.
  • Obtain a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from your guidance counselor or complete one online at
  • Verify that your application packet is complete (application fee, essay, letter of recommendation, official transcripts and official SAT and/or ACT scores.)
  • Attend Afternoon at the Mount (Open House)


  • Continue applying for outside funding and scholarships.
  • Complete the FAFSA form.
  • Request that your fall semester of Senior year transcripts be sent to Mount St. Mary's College. Verify that they are official transcripts in a sealed envelope and sent from your school.
  • Submit your application by Dec. 1st. deadline if you are seeking a merit based scholarship. Mail it to:

Mount St. Mary's College
Office of Admission
12001 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049


  • Submit your completed FAFSA as soon after Jan. 1 as possible. Keep a copy of the completed form for your files.
  • Visit the campus for an interview if desired.


  • Verify that your FAFSA has been mailed.
  • Ask your guidance counselor about Advanced Placement (AP) examination dates and registration.
  • Submit your application, SAT scores, essay and 1 letter of recommendation by the Feb 15th deadline.  Mail to:

Mount St. Mary's College
Office of Admission
12001 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049


  • Plan an overnight visit to campus, if you haven't already done so.
  • Participate in on-campus Financial Aid packaging program
  • Expect your FAFSA results to arrive as the Student Aid Report (SAR). Make any corrections immediately to avoid a delay in processing your financial aid.


  • Expect a financial aid award letter to arrive.
  • Contact the Financial Aid Office or your Admissions Counselor with any questions about your financial aid offer.
  • Sign the Conditions of Financial Aid Award and Acceptance Form and send it to the Financial Aid Office.
  • Send your $200 tuition deposit and $200 housing deposit.
  • Attend Admitted Students' Day


  • Fill out and return health forms from your New Student Orientation Packet.
  • Return loan applications and other financial aid documents sent to you by the Financial Aid Office.
  • Verify that your high school will send your final transcripts (including graduation date) to the Admissions Office.


  • Congratulations on your graduation! Celebrate!
  • Secure a Summer Job to help with your college expenses.


  • Attend your mandatory Orientation Program.