Plan For College
Getting accepted into the college/university of your choice is a process that can seem complicated at times, but in reality is very manageable! This "Plan for College" section explains each step of the college admissions process in as much detail as possible in order to help you as you work towards admission.
- Get a four-year action plan.
See the steps you should take each year of high school in order to be college ready.
- Learn about the A-G requirements.
Make sure the high school classes you're taking now will meet the University of California's A-G requirements.
- Plan for taking tests.
Learn about the SAT and ACT: the tests that colleges use to measure your college readiness (and another way you can stay competitive for college admission).
- Explore colleges.
Find a college that's a good fit for you.
- Learn how to apply to colleges.
Find out how to apply to UC, CSU and private schools.
- Find out about financial aid.
Learn about FAFSA and the difference between loans, grants and scholarships.