This page provides information regarding college preparation. See below for information regarding college applications, college planning, college tests and more.
CCC Apply: California Community Colleges
The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students attending 112 colleges. Our colleges provide students with the knowledge and background necessary to compete in today’s economy. With a wide range of educational offerings, the colleges provide workforce training, basic courses in English and math, certificate and degree programs and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.
Private Schools: The Common Application
The Common Application is a not-for-profit membership organization that, since its founding over 35 years ago, has been committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the college application process. We serve students, member institutions, and secondary schools by providing applications that students and school officials may submit to any of our over 500 members. Membership is open to colleges and universities that promote access by evaluating students using a holistic selection process.
Cal States: CSU Apply
The initial application period for admission to the Fall 2018 term begins on October 1, 2017. The priority deadline to apply for Fall 2018 admission as an undergraduate student is November 30, 2017, and may vary for international and graduate students. Please check specific campuses and departments for international and graduate deadlines. Check out this presentation for tips on CSU application process CSU Application overview or info on CSU EOP http://www.calstate.edu/sas/eop/
UC's: University of California Admissions
Find everything you need to prepare your application and apply online at https://admissions.universityofcalifornia.edu/ or see the link for more information on 1st generation UC students https://https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/initiative/student-opportunity/first-generation-students/initiative/student-opportunity/first-generation-students
The SAT and ACT are college enterance tests that most universities and colleges require in order to be considered for admission.Students do not have to take both but it is recommended as colleges will accept which ever test they performed best at.For SAT information visit https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat
2018-19 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
August 25, 2018
July 27, 2018
August 15, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)
October 6 2018
Sep. 7, 2018
Sep. 26, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)
November 3, 2018
October 5, 2018
Oct. 24, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)
Dec. 1, 2018
Nov. 2, 2018
Nov. 20, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)
March 9, 2019
Feb. 8, 2019
Feb. 27, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone)
May 4, 2019
April 5, 2019
April 24, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone)
June 1, 2019
May 3, 2019
May 22, 2019Register online at www.collegeboard.orgSchool code: 051010For ACT information visit http://www.act.org/
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required) September 8, 2018* August 12, 2018 August 13-26, 2018 October 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 September 29- Oct. 14, 2018 December 8, 2018 November 2, 2018 November 3-19, 2018 February 9, 2019* January 11, 2019 January 12-18, 2019 April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019 March 9-25, 2019 June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019 July 13, 2019* June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019Register online at www.actstudent.orgSchool code: 051-010ACT offers no-cost and low-cost test prep options at www.actstudent.org/testprep.