Financial Aid Information

Cal Grants
Information about the Cal Grant program in California including links to other sites.

Provides the online application on the web.

Federal Student Aid at a Glance

Federal Student Aid Information for Counselors
Online source of federal student aid information to help students and parents plan and prepare for college, career and trade school.

The SmartStudentTM Guide to Financial Aid.

Financial Aid (
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) will provide over $100 billion annually, about 60 percent of all student aid, to help millions of students and families pay for postsecondary education.

Student Aid Alliance
The Student Aid Alliance supports a package of proven student aid programs to help students achieve their higher education goals without excessive debt.

Student Aid on the Web
Source for free information from the U.S Deparment of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
NASFAA is the largest postsecondary education association with institutional membership in Washington, D.C., and the only national association with a primary focus on student aid legislation, regulatory analysis, and training for financial aid administrators in all sectors of post-secondary education.

California Dream Act
Information about the California Dream Act and is the portal for the California Dream Act Application for financial aid.

California Cash for College
List of available free Cash for College workshops in your area where you and your parents can get help filling out the FAFSA. You may even win an additional $1,000 scholarship at a Cash for College
Information on California Community Colleges and other kinds of financial aid.

CA Student Aid Commission
Vast amount of information on Cal Grants and other programs available through the California Student Aid Commission.

General information about financing for college and managing a student loan.

California Chafee Grant for Foster Youth
Information on exciting financial opportunities for foster youth and former foster youth.

Valuable information about college savings opportunities.

Learn about college and financial aid resources available in each state.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Scholarship directory for latino students.

Health Jobs Start Here
Healthcare employment opportunities that could be a right fit for you.
Scholarship Website
Scholarships for Latinos
Local Scholarship Information
Career Assistance and On-Line Tests
Career Assistance and On-Line Tests

College Admission Information

CSU Mentor
Provides information about the entire Cal State University system in California including online application and access to other sources.

The California State University
From the office of the Chancellor.

Early Assessment Program
Provides information about the different opportunities offered through early assessment at the CSU.

UC Application Online
Apply for the University of California online.

Online UC Personal Statement Tutorial
Good resource to provide to students who want to know more about the personal statement.

UC Office of the President
Provides general information for students and counselors. Very resourceful site.
Out-of-State schools without out of state tuition

Educational Links

ACT Test Dates
ACT U.S.test dates for the 2010-2011 academic year. Test dates for future academic years are available.

SAT Test Dates
U.S. / International SAT and SAT Subject test dates are displayed. Test registration and other important information is available.

The Common Application
Providing and processing online and in print applications to any of its 414 Common Application members.

Fast Web
Financial Aid Site – Assisting students locate various forms of financial assistance through online searches.

Why Go To College?
Planning resources and reasons for applying to college.

5 Key Skills for Academic Success
Tips for parents to help their children meet academic success.

Know How 2 Go
Interactive website that prepares students, at different grade levels, plan for college.

First In The Family
Resources available resources for first generation college applicants.
Advocating college advancement to the Spanish speaking community.