Resources

Additional information and further educational resources

College Planning

Niche- colleges.niche.com
Bigfuture- www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org
College Reality Check- www.collegerealitycheck.com
University of California –http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu
University of California/Doorways- www.ucop.edu/doorways
California State University- www2.calstate.edu/apply
Common Application- www.commonapp.org
The Coalition Application – www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org
College Scoreboard – www.collegecost.ed.gov
Colleges That Changes Live- www.ctcl.org
Western Undergraduate Exchange- www.wiche.edu/wue
Western Association for College Admissions Counseling- wacac.org

College Admissions

NACAC- www.nacanet.org
The National Association for College Admission Counseling. Nearly 13,000 professionals
from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about
pursuing postsecondary education. Offering extensive resources for students and parents.

WACAC- www.wacac.org
The Western Association for College Admission Counseling supports and advances the
work of counseling and enrollment professionals from California and Nevada as they
help all students realize their full potential, with emphasis on freshman and transfer
transitions to higher education and attention to access and equity for all students.

College Navigator- www.nces.ed.gov
A resource of the US Department of Education. College Navigator gathers admission,
retention, graduation, and financial aid data for every college in the country.

Know How 2 Go – www.knowhow2go.org
A public service initiative that helps middle and high school students prepare, apply,
and pay for college. Sponsored by The American Council on Education, the Lumina
Foundation, and the Ad Council.

You Can Go – www.youcango.collegebaord.org
A College Board project connecting students with success stories about preparing,
applying, and paying for college.

Testing

College Board –  www.collegeboard.org
Khan Academy –  www.khanacademy.org
American College Test –  www.actstudent.org
Fair Test – www.fairtest.org
Compass Education Group – www.compassprep.com

Financial Aid

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) – www.fafsa.ed.gov
FSA ID-students and parents need to have FSA ID for the FAFSA – fsaid.ed.gov
California Dream Act – dream.csac.ca.gov
FINAID – finaid.org
CSS Profile – www.collegeboard.org
Fastweb – www.fastweb.com
Scholly – home.myscholly.com

Athletics

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) – www.ncaa.org
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes – www.naia.org