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College Applications, Financial Aid, and Hazlewood Act Information

College Application Links
ApplyTexas - Application opens July 1st of every year
 
ApplyTexas Essay Prompts for 2020-2021 college application cycle (most universities request Essay A)
 
Common Application opens August 1st of every year
 
Common Application Essay Prompts for 2020-2021 college application cycle
 
Coalition Application
 
Coalition Application Essay Prompts for 2020-2021 college application cycle
*500 to 550 words max"
 
 
Financial Aid Application
*Financial aid for 2020-2021 college school year based on 2018 tax return information provided*
FAFSA - Application opens October 1st of every year
*In order to complete the FAFSA, you and one of your parents need to first create an FSA ID*
 
TASFA Application (for non-citizen students entering college during the 2020-2021 school year)
 
CSS Profile 
*some universities require students to complete the CSS Profile along with the FAFSA application*
 
Types of Financial Aid
 
 
 
Hazlewood Act Overview
Hazlewood Act Questions and Answers
                                                                           Hazlewood Act Graduate School Question and Answer
                                             Source: https://www.tvc.texas.gov/education/hazlewood-act/hazlewood-faqs/
 
 
 
 
Hazlewood Act Information For students applying to UTRGV
*Eligible students of veterans are asked to submit all required documentation at least 3 weeks before Fall 2020 semester payment deadline*
 
Hazlewood Act Forms 
 
 *The Hazlewood Act is available only for use at a Texas public college or university. Private universities do NOT qualify for the exemption*
Counselor
Contact Information:
 
(Freshmen - Juniors)
Cesar Castro
College & Career Readiness Specialist 
cesar.castro@mcallenisd.net
 
  • PSAT 
  • SAT/ACT (Juniors)
  • TSI
  • Resumes
  • Summer Programs
  • College Trips
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Military Academies Presentation (Juniors)
  • Dual Enrollment Application 
 
(Seniors)
Maria Carrillo
College Admissions & Scholarship Specialist
maria.carrillo2@mcallenisd.net
 
  • SAT/ACT (Seniors)
  • Resume Review
  • College Essays
  • College Applications
  • Counselor Letters of Recommendation
  • Scholarships
  • Financial Aid Applications (FAFSA & TASFA)
  • Financial Aid Verification 
  • Dual Enrollment Transferability
  • Degree Plans
  • NCAA & NAIA 
  • Military Recruitment
  • College Presentations on our Campus