For parents and seniors in high school heading to a UC or Cal State next year, first of all, congrats! Second of all, you are not done with the application process!
Be sure to go onto your college website and submit your Statement of Intent to Enroll, or “SIR”. It’s usually a non-refundable $100 deposit that is due on May 1st, though this can technically vary by college.
Why it’s a BIG deal ...