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College, Financial Aid, & Career Links

College, Financial Aid & Career Links

 

SAT & ACT Test Sites

The College Board site where you can register for the SAT I and SAT Subject tests, find information about the SAT or AP tests, and take a practice SAT questions: http://www.collegeboard.com/splash/

ACT http://www.actstudent.org/ At this site you can register or find information about the ACT

 

College Financing

www.fafsa.ed.gov- Go to this site for federal financial aid.

www.calgrants.org - Cal Grant website 

www.edfund.org – Information on Federal Programs [Pell Grants], Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants, Federal Work-Study, State Programs [Cal Grant], and other financial aid programs.

www.csac.ca.gov - Information on all the financial aid programs available to students attending college in California.

www.collegefunds.net - helps you hunt down the most ideal student loan, scholarships and other financial aid resources available. In addition, you can receive expert financial aid advice and college tips that will save you big money!

 www.usc.edu/dept/chepa/pdf/AB%20540%20final.pdf - information on college and financial application and processes for undocumented students 

http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp College Board Scholarship search site

Hispanic Scholarship Fund: www.hsf.net

www.scholarships.com - Free scholarship database with over 3,000 sources of scholarships

www.icanaffordcollege.com – Step by step financial planning and helpful services for perspective CA Community College Students.

NCAA- College sports and athletic scholarship: www.ncaa.org

www.fastweb.com College scholarship search

www.finaid.org – Guide to financial Aid

Cash for College: http://www.lacashforcollege.org/

 

California College Web Sites

University of California (UC): http://www.ucop.edu

California State University (CSU): https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

California Community Colleges: http://www.cccco.edu/

Association of Independent California Colleges & Universities (AICCU): http://www.aiccu.edu/

www.californiacolleges.edu - Great website to compare all California community, state (CSU & UC), and private colleges and universities.  Students can also match jobs to college majors to schools that offer those majors.

http://college-scholarships.com/California.htm- California college information

 

College Resources

http://knowhow2gocalifornia.org/ Take the steps to prepare & pay for college

http://hbcuconnect.com/ - Historically Black Colleges and University site to numerous colleges and scholarship information

www.usnews.com  - College rankings and college search – click on EDUCATION 

Virtual campus tours: http://www.campustours.com/

Online college resource: http://www.collegeinfo.com/

Online college resource: http://www.embark.com/

www.students.gov – Career, college & financial aid information

http://collegetoolkit.com/ - The One-Stop Resource for Life After High School
All the college, scholarship, and career information you'll need to plan your future!

www.cccapply.org  Information on community colleges throughout the state.  Students have the opportunity to compare schools regarding programs, total population, average class size, location and setting just to name a few items

www.assist.org Online information for community college students planning to transfer to a four year university/college

http://www.careersandcolleges.com is a comprehensive website that helps students explore what to do after high school by helping students and parents find a college, learn about financial aid, compare student loans, and research scholarship opportunities.

www.cacareerzone.org - for high school students, take quizzes to find what careers match your interests and abilities. 

 

 

Test Preparation:

www.review.com - SAT preparation and a college resource

www.khanacademy.org  - Free SAT prep, practice tests. Also a great resource for most homework assignments.

www.number2.com - Free SAT and ACT prep

 

Get the APPS!
 
DREAMer's RoadMap - Helping undocumented students find scholarship opportunities
CollegeGo - Helping students prepare for college, discover careers, and find colleges. Works with your College Board account.
Daily Practice SAT- build your skills in math, critical reading and writing, the app keeps track of your progress
Khan Academy- Do your SAT test prep or get math help on the go with this app.