College and Career Readiness

California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE)

 Paying for College Resource!

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. 

Financial Aid Information  


Federal Student Aid             

Federal Grants (FAFSA)     

Cal Grants                               


Fastweb's College Scholarship Directory



Choosing and applying to California Colleges         


University of California       


California State University  


California Community Colleges


Private Universities               


Trade/Technical Schools      


Choosing a College, SAT, AP, Accuplacer, PSAT 


College Board                          








College Board                           






Link for Counselors                 



Ultimate List of Scholarships for Women/Girls


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


Job Openings






Monterey Bay Jobs              


Career Information & Informational Interviews


Career Zone                               


Jobs Made Real                        


Bureau of Labor Statistics      



Glossary of terms to know for College:


College Preparation Checklist:


9th Grade Checklists for College:


10th Grade Checklists for College:


9th & 10th Grade Checklists for College:


11th Grade Checklists for College:

12th Grade Checklists for College:


Adult Student Checklist for College:


Middle School Checklist for College:


Elementary School Checklist for College:


Why go to College? (Earning & Unemployment Information)


CTE Model Curriculum Standards