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Admission Season Timeline & Major Events

Many families juggle timelines for various high school admission processes simultaneously. We encourage prospective families to be selective about which admission events will help them and their child understand us best. Below is a list of important dates to keep in mind regarding the College Prep admission process. If you are not sure which event(s) to attend, please contact us.
August-September 201
  • August 21, 2018: College Prep’s Ravenna portal opens for registration to most admission events
  • September 9, 2018: San Francisco Independent High School Fair, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, San Francisco, 1:00 pm
  • September 11, 2018: Student Visits begin
  • September 18, 2018: Parent Tours begin
  • September 22, 2018: San Francisco Public & Parochial High School Fair, Lick Wilmerding High School, San Francisco, 1:00 pm
  • September 26: 2018: Contra Costa High School Fair, Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek, 6:30 pm
 
October 2018
  • October 7, 2018: Admission Open House #1
  • October 13, 2018: SSAT Exam Date (advance registration required; various locations)
  • October 27, 2018: Admission Open House #2
 
November 2018
 
  • November 1, 2018: Equity & Inclusion Evening, Buttner Auditorium, 6:30 pm
  • November 10, 2018: SSAT Exam Date (advance registration required; various locations)
 
December 2018
  • December 2, 2018: Admission Open House #3
  • December 2, 2018: Affording College Prep, Buttner Auditorium, 3:45 pm  Rescheduled for January 8, see below
  • December 6, 2018: Student Visit Program closes
  • December 7, 2018: Final Parent Tour
  • December 8, 2018: SSAT Exam Date (advance registration required; various locations)
  • December 24, 2018: Winter Break begins
 
January 2019
 
  • January 7, 2019: Admission Office re-opens, limited hours
  • January 8, 2019: Affording College Prep, financial aid information session, 6:00 pm, Buttner Auditorium
  • January 10, 2019: Priority Admission Application deadline, 11:59 pm PST
  • January 15, 2019: Financial Aid Part I Deadline (Prospective & Returning Families)
  • January 19, 2019: Interview Day #1 (registration required through Ravenna)
  • January 21, 2019: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, School Closed
  • January 26, 2019: Interview Day #2 (registration required through Ravenna)
 
February 2019
  • February 2, 2019: SSAT Exam Date (advance registration required; various locations)
  • February 9, 2019: Interview Day #3 (registration required through Ravenna)
  • February 9, 2019: All SSAT and ISEE testing must be completed and submitted to College Prep to be considered.
  • February 13, 2019: Financial Aid Part II Deadline (Returning and Sibling Applicant Families only)
  • February 18, 2019: President’s Day Holiday, School Closed
  • February 20, 2019: Financial Aid Part II Deadline (Prospective Families)
 
March 2019
  • March 21, 2019: Admission Decisions postmarked
  • March 22, 2019: Admission Decisions released through Ravenna after 4:00 pm PDT
  • March 28, 2019: Decision Response Deadline for admitted students receiving financial aid awards, 10:00 am PDT
  • March 29, 2019: Decision Response Deadline for all admitted students, 12:00 pm PDT
 
Spring 2019
  • Late April-Early May 2019: East Bay Private High School Fair, TBD (for current 7th grade families) 
*All dates provided are subject to change.
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