We know that the college admission process is daunting. To help with this process we have compiled a list of websites that will be used within this process. Please find live links that will lead you to the websites that you will need for the testing process, the college search process as well as beginning the scholarship process. This page is not a comprehensive list, but it will start you in the right direction.
Four Year Course Planning Worksheet
COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS
This site offers on-line registration for the ACT test.
This site offers on-line registration for the SAT and SAT Subject Tests. The College Board site also offers a large database of colleges and on-line college planning/financial aid information.
College Planning and Exploration
Site formed by the American Council on Education, the Lumina Foundation for Education, and the Ad Council, to encourage students to prepare for college.
The United States Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences and National Center for Education Statistics college search website.
This site contains a database of over 85,000 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources.
BigFuture by the College Board is a free comprehensive website that helps improve the college planning process through a step-by-step approach.
California’s free official source for college and career planning.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
California Colleges and Universities
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Students who are residents of WICHE states are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state.
Naviance is a fully integrated platform for college, career and success planning. Not only are CCHS students able to do college, career and scholarship searches on Naviance, but when students become seniors, Naviance is used to organize and carry out steps to complete college applications. Students also use Naviance to sign up for college visits and receive communications from counselors. When using Naviance for the first time, registration using a code provided by the counseling office is necessary.