Students & Scholarships

College Success Roadmap

College Success Roadmap

Explore the Different College Systems & Requirements

  • What are the A-G requirements?
  • Do I need to take the SAT/ACT?
  • What are the differences between UCs, CSUs, and community colleges?
  • Do personal statements matter?
  • How do I build a college list?

Roadmap to Senior Year – Part 1: Introduction

  • What to expect your senior year
  • A-G classes
  • SAT/ACT exams
  • Applications for Universities/Colleges
  • Building your college list
  • Personal statements

Roadmap to Senior Year – Part 2: A-G Requirements

  • What are A-G Requirements?
  • Why are they so important?
  • How many of each do you need?

Roadmap to Senior Year – Part 3: College Exploration

  • Myths about getting into college
  • What are the standardized tests – ACT and SAT?
  • College: It’s about exploring!

Roadmap to Senior Year – Part 4: CSUs, UCs & Community College

  • CSUs: California State Universities (23 campuses)
  • UCs: Universities of California (10 campuses)
  • Community Colleges (2 local colleges)

Roadmap to Senior Year – Part 5: College List

  • Building your college list

  • Safety, reach, and target schools

  • Who to contact if you have questions

The College Application Process

Get answers to all of your questions about the college application process:

  • Should I still take the SAT/ACT?
  • How does “credit/no credit” affect the college application process?
  • Did the GPA minimum increase for applying to CSUs?
  • What is housing going to look like?
  • Any tips for getting “letters of recommendation”?
  • Is it a good idea to take a gap year?
  • What should I write about in my college essays?

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