College and Career Readiness

Fabiola Moreno Ruelas Pays it Forward

California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE)

 

Reach Higher Newsletter!

Paying for College Resource!

 

 

A salute to the Gonzales High School Class of 2019!!

There are over 4,300 colleges and universities across the United States. Each student has a different career and educational pathway and it is our job to ensure that we support them. Our College and Career department supports all students (K-12 and adults). Please check back continuously as we are constantly updating information. 

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Financial Aid Information  

     

Federal Student Aid                       https://studentaid.ed.gov

     

Federal Grants (FAFSA)               http://www.fafsa.ed.gov

     

Cal Grants                                        http://www.csac.ca.gov

 

Fastweb's College Scholarship Directory 

 

https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/fastweb-s-scholarship-directory?utm_source=solo&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20191015_EDU

 

 

Choosing and applying to California Colleges

     

CaliforniaColleges.edu                   http://californiacolleges.edu

     

University of California                 http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu

     

California State University            http://www.csumentor.edu

     

California Community Colleges    http://www.cccapply.org

     

Private Universities                         http://www.aiccu.edu

     

Trade/Technical Schools                https://www.trade-schools.net/programs.asp

 

Choosing a College, SAT, AP, Accuplacer, PSAT 

     

College Board                                    http://www.collegeboard.org

                                          

                                                              https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org

     

Peterson's                                           http://www.petersons.com

 

Scholarships

     

College Board                                     http://collegeboard.org

     

Fastweb                                                http://www.fastweb.com 

     

Cappex                                                  http://www.cappex.com

 

Link for Counselors                           https://www.linkforcounselors.com/scholarships-available-for-your-minority-students/

 

 

Ultimate List of Scholarships for Women/Girls

https://thescholarshipsystem.com/blog-for-students-families/the-ultimate-list-of-scholarships-for-women-and-girls/?fbclid=IwAR1GS4LtwguDQJYBY2mXk-H7vEM1pT7BajyvFFPseblYSApJNIhFnhrlZe0

 

Student transfer information system from one public CA college/university to another:

     

Assist.org                                              www.assist.org

 

Job Openings

     

Indeed                                                   https://www.indeed.com

 

Glassdoor                                             https://www.glassdoor.com/index.htm

      

Monterey Bay Jobs                        https://montereybayjobs.com

 

Career Information & Informational Interviews

     

Career Zone                                         http://www.cacareerzone.org

     

Jobs Made Real                                  http://www.jobsmadereal.com

     

Bureau of Labor Statistics                https://www.bls.gov

 

 

Glossary of terms to know for College:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/glossary#Federal_Student_Aid

 

College Preparation Checklist:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/college-prep-checklist.pdf

 

9th Grade Checklists for College:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/prepare-for-college/checklists/9th-grade

 

10th Grade Checklists for College:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/prepare-for-college/checklists/10th-grade

 

9th & 10th Grade Checklists for College:
https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture-College-Planning-9th-10th-Graders.pdf

 

11th Grade Checklists for College:

https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture-College-Planning-Calendar-Juniors.pdf

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/prepare-for-college/checklists/11th-grade#students-summer



12th Grade Checklists for College:
https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/CollegePlanning/media/pdf/BigFuture-College-Planning-Calendar-Seniors.pdf

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/prepare-for-college/checklists/12th-grade

 

Adult Student Checklist for College:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/prepare-for-college/checklists/adult-student

 

Middle School Checklist for College:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/prepare-for-college/checklists/middle-school

 

Elementary School Checklist for College:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/prepare-for-college/checklists/elementary-school

 

Why go to College? (Earning & Unemployment Information)

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/why-go-to-college.pdf

 

CTE Model Curriculum Standards

https://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/sf/ctemcstandards.asp

https://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/sf/documents/ctestdfrontpages.p