There are so many colleges and universities to choose from, that it can be a huge task to find the one that is right for you. Fortunately, there are many online tools to help you get started, some of which you can see below. When looking for the perfect school, you should consider location, size, offerings, financial aid, and on-campus student life, and lots more. You should reflect on what you want from a college experience, and then try to find a school that offers what you wish. The best way to know if a college is a good fit is to visit it. I often say that finding a perfect college is like shopping for shoes; Continue reading “Searching for the perfect college? Go visit!”
Scripps College in Claremont offers an excellent college-mentoring program. The program supports young women who are the first in their families to attend college. Through intensive mentoring, a summer on-campus program, and enrichment activities, SCA students become well-prepared college applicants.
Applicants must be in 10th grade.
Check out the website and video below for more information. Applications for Summer 2018 are not posted yet, but they are usually available in early January.
Pomona College Academy for Youth Success (PAYS) is another amazing opportunity for excellent students to get ready for college. The program supports competitive students in preparation for and applications to highly competitive colleges and universities.
Applicants must be in 9th grade and demonstrate dedication to academics through course selection and outstanding grades.
USC Bovard Scholars is a great opportunity for our strongest students. If you are a junior in AP classes and have higher than a 4.0 GPA, check it out!
USC offers a free, year-long program to help high-achieving students with financial need gain admission to and succeed at the nation’s top universities. The program includes a three-week summer residential program on the USC campus that offers intense workshops on the following topics: Continue reading “USC Bovard Scholars”
The College Board administers the Advanced Placement Program internationally. All of the AP courses offered at Chaffey are aligned to the rigor and excellence established by the College Board guidelines. To help students prepare for AP level work and to help current AP students be successful, the College Board has innumerable resources. Continue reading “AP Course Resources”
CYLP offers students a unique opportunity to visit Sacramento and get involved in issues that are relevant to all Californians. Keep reading for more info! Applications
are due in April. Continue reading “Chicano Youth Leadership Project”