middle school students

Preparing for College: Middle School

It's never too soon to start thinking about getting your college degree.

If you're in 6th, 7th or 8th grade, use the CSU's "How to Get to College" site to help you begin the process, then continue preparing all the way through high school.


Go to “How to Get to Cal State”

College Dreams Blog

Visit the "How to Get to College" site to read about students who, like you, once dreamed of college and are now attending a CSU.

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Academic Planner

Create an account at CaliforniaColleges.edu to track your high school classes and then transfer your planner to your CSU application.​

Go to the Academic Pla​nner

​Where is the CSU?

Did you know the California State University has 23 campuses? They range from Humboldt State in the north to San Diego State in the south.

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When You're a High School Student

The "How to Get to College" site can be a big help in learning how to prepare for college once you're in high school.

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