• Where does a high school student even start planning for a college education?
    The following websites will provide the information necessary to begin planning a successful high school experience, a college education and a career after high school. Information students and parents need to make the right decisions for the future can be accessed through these websites.
     
    www.ed.gov
    US Department of Education website features tools for preparing to make college education decisions.
     

    www.csuenglishsuccess.org/eap

    The Early Assessment Program (EAP) measures your English reading comprehension and writing skills near the end of the 11th grade. This test is designed to let you know in advance if you are ready for college English and is taken at the same time the STAR tests are taken each spring. If you elect to take the EAP English Test you will receive a letter at the beginning of your senior year informing you whether or not you can enroll in for-credit freshman English classes when you attend the CSU or if you will need remedial classes.
     
    www.csumathsuccess.org/eap
    The Early Assessment Program (EAP) measures your math skills at the end of your junior year to let you know in advance if you are ready for college level work. If you elect to take the EAP Math Test you will receive an EAP status at the beginning of your senior year informing you whether or not you are ready to enroll in for-credit math courses.  If you are not ready, you can take advantage of your senior year to prepare for the CSU.
     
    www.nextstepmagazine.com
    College, careers, life after high school
     
    www.myroad.collegeboard.com
    Collegeboard (SAT) college and career planning website.  Free to PSAT takers.
     
    www.ed.gov/pubs/Prepare/index.html
    Government web site to assist with preparing your child for college.
     
    www.Cacollegeguide.com
    Information and comparison’s of all California colleges and universities
     
    www.ecos.princetonreview.com
    The Princeton Review has more than 20 years of experience helping students, parents, counselors, and administrators.
     
    www.mycollegeguide.org
    Preparation for college
     
    www.nacacnet.org
    National Association for College Admission Counseling provides guides for higher education.
     
    www.adventuresineducation.org
    From college planning advice to financial aid information to career guidance, AIE has information students and parents need to make the right decisions for the future. Get FAFSA help and financial aid assistance, learn about college admissions, and search scholarships for free.
     

    www.mapping-your-future.org
    Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative, public-service organization of the financial aid industry - bringing together the expertise of the industry to provide free college, career, financial aid, and financial literacy services for students, families, and schools.

     

Last Modified on September 8, 2014