My Academic Planner (pdf) - an “a-g” planning tool to help students keep track of their progress in completing college admissions requirements.
"A-G" Course List - check your high school's Doorways "a-g" course list.
College Knowledge & College Exposure Websites:
- CSU Mentor
- University of California
- California Community Colleges System Office
- Independent College and University Common Application - Prospective freshman and transfer applicants can submit their applications to 488 independent colleges and universities using the The Common Application for Undergraduate College Admissions. This allows students to spend less time completing multiple applications, and more time on what's really important: college research, visits, essay writing, and senior year coursework.
- CaliforniaColleges.edu - California's FREE official source for college and career planning.
- College Board - Inspiring Minds.
- Information and registration for the SAT Reasoning Exam, Subject Exams and AP Exams, sign up to receive the SAT “Question of the Day”
- KnowHow2GO - 4 Steps to College
- Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP)
- The ACT - Information and registration for the ACT Exam
- Blue + Gold Opportunity Program - UC's Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan will cover educational and student services fees if a student is a California resident whose family earns less than $80,000 a year and qualifies for financial aid. Blue + Gold students with sufficient financial need can also qualify for even more grant aid to help reduce the cost of attending.
- Cal Grant - Cal Grants are awards that the recipient does not repay. To receive a Cal Grant, submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and a verified Grade Point Average with the California Student Aid Commission by no later than March 2nd.
- FAFSA - The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the federal application for financial aid. It may also be used to apply for aid from other sources, such as your state or school. The deadlines for your state or schools may be different from the federal deadlines and you may be required to complete additional forms. Filling out and submitting the FAFSA is ALWAYS free of charge.
- Federal Student Aid - This link presents an overview of Federal student aid programs.
- FinAid - This site provides detailed information about scholarships, loans, savings plans, financial aid applications, and more.