Learn what it takes to get on the right path to college.
Saying you want to go to college is the first and most important step to getting there. Beginning in the 6th grade, there are things you can do to make sure you are on the college track so check out the link for your grade and get started!
It’s go time! Everything you’ve been working for is right around the corner.
Make sure you’ve narrowed down your college choices and know what is required at each school. The College & Career Exploration links will help you create your short list.
After you know where you want to go, you need to complete the application. Visit the College Application section to make sure you are ready for the fast-approaching deadlines.
In thinking about your dream college, it’s important not to neglect your classes. Visit the Gearing up for College section to make sure you are doing your part to getting to college.
A major part of getting to college is taking college entrance exams. Check out the Test Preparation links to prepare and find a testing site near you.
If you’re like most youth, then you’re worried that you can’t afford college. Worry not...explore the Paying for College links below for more information on how to get free money for college.
College & Career Exploration
Gearing up for College
Paying for College
Are you looking for assistance paying for college?
- Early November
Last chance to register for SAT, ACT,
or Subject Tests
- November 30
CSU, UC & EOP application deadline
- January 1
FAFSA becomes available
- March 2
- May 1
“Intent to Register” deadline
Did You Know?
A college graduate can afford to buy a large, flat screen TV in 1–2 months while a non-college graduate might have to work for 3–4 months to buy the same TV.