Online college resource websites:
Accredited Schools in California - https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/california/
California Universities Guidebook - https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/california/
Top Online Colleges in California - https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/california/
FAFSA and Financial Aid Guide - https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/financial-aid/financial-aid-for-online-colleges/
Community College Guidebook - https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/community-colleges/
Tips on Choosing a Major - https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/choosing-a-major/
College Application Fee Waiver Guide -
Why take AP classes?
The New SAT and the CSU
The new SAT exam is now available for all students. The CSU will accept both old and new SAT exam scores from students currently in grades 9 – 12 (graduating before 2020). Any students graduating after 2020 will be required to take the new SAT. CSU applicants are not required to complete the optional essay portion of the test. For more information on the test, visit The College Board.
Free SAT Test Prep for StudentsFor the first time ever, all students (regardless of educational or financial background) now have access to SAT test preparation programs free of charge. Through partnership with Khan Academy, these provided programs and supplemental materials are necessary resources to better prepare for the SAT and to drive college success. For students taking the current SAT, these resources are available at www.sat.org/practice or www.khanacademy.org/sat.
Get a two-year degree from a community college. Find out what majors are offered in community colleges, and see what salary you can expect to receive from a job that requires your college major.
2-Year Community College
Allow Pop-Ups on your computer when you are browsing the California State Universities on csumentor. Explore campuses and majors! This site is where you will apply for admission to a CSU during your senior year.
Explore the UC campuses. This site is where you will apply for admission to a UC during your senior year.
Stanford, USC, and University of Redlands are private California universities. It is most likely that you will fill out The Common Application when you apply for any of the California private colleges and universities during your senior year.
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