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.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 schoolwww.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 universitieswww.ecos.princetonreview.com
The Princeton Review has more than 20 years of experience helping students, parents, counselors, and administrators.www.mycollegeguide.org
Preparation for collegewww.nacacnet.org
National Association for College Admission Counseling provides guides for higher education.www.adventuresineducation.org
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