You'll find a number of resources to help you prepare for college, including links to your online college planner, grants, scholarships and resources for undocumented students.​

California Colleges Planner

Provides students with an all-inclusive guide for their college & career paths and enables educators to track their progress.

Visit the Planner


The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress website has information about testing and assessments.


Smart Balanced Assessment System

Utilizing a computer based test that allows students to show what they know and are able to do.

Take the Assessment

Resources for Undocumented Students

Learn about the admissions process for undocumented students and find resources near you.

See the Resources Available


California's tax-advantaged savings plan, can help you start saving early for your student's college education.

Find Scholarships

Cal Grants

Cal Grants are offered free of charge to eligible applicants in undergraduate and vocational higher eduction programs.

Learn More About Cal Grants

California Community Colleges

With over 2.1 million students attending 116 colleges, find out if a California Community College is right for you.

Find a Community College Near You

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

The U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid provides more than $120 billion in financial aid each year.

Learn About FAFSA

Advanced Placement​

Advanced Placement (AP) examinations can count toward credit in the local degree requirement.

See What Advanced Placement is All About​