High School Students

Checklist for Commuter Students
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Checklist for Commuter Students

Everyone says that starting college is a very exciting part of your life but no one really talks about the
Credit Cards 101
Paying For College

Credit Cards 101

You see it all the time on movies and TV! People go shopping and pull out their nice sparkly credit
How to Enjoy Your Summer
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How to Enjoy Your Summer

Looking for fun ways to spend this summer? Here is a list of different activities and events that are now
Reasons to Take Community College Summer Classes
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Reasons to Take Community College Summer Classes

Summer is just around the corner and for some that may mean relaxing and recharging by going on camping trips
Applying To College

Quick Guide for Undocumented Students Applying to the CSU as a First-time Freshmen + Transfer Student

Applying to California State Universities is an incredible accomplishment! Congrats to you! Sometimes the process can be difficult, but it
Applying To College

Housing and Meals Explained

Now, that you’ve chosen your college your next step is planning! Will you be dorming on campus or live at
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Why Graduation Rate Matters

The graduation rate of the college you are thinking of attending is an important factor. It can tell you a
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Diversity

When choosing what college to attend, one of the most important components to consider is the campus’s diversity. Not only
Applying To College

Campus Environment

What are you looking for in a campus? A big or small school? A public or a private school? A
Resources for the Holidays: LGBTQ+ Resources, Food Banks, Shelters, and more!
Mental Health & Self Care

Resources for the Holidays: LGBTQ+ Resources, Food Banks, Shelters, and more!

By MONICA AGUILERA Boba-drinking, Zelda-playing, Horror-watching brown girl from Oaxacalifornia. The holiday season is upon us!  While this can be
How Volunteering is Beneficial
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How Volunteering is Beneficial

By KIMBERLY FABIAN First-generation brown girl. Born and raised in LA. Street food, earring, and cumbia enthusiast. COVID is limiting
Setting Boundaries for the Holiday Season and Beyond
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Setting Boundaries for the Holiday Season and Beyond

By ARIANA LOPEZ TORRES Ariana is studying microbiology, she enjoys listening to true-crime podcasts and spending time with her cat
Applying to Community College
Applying To College

Applying to Community College

By MONICA AGUILERA Boba-drinking, Zelda-playing, Horror-watching brown girl from Oaxacalifornia. Welcome to Community College! Community college is a great option
Creating a College List Part 2:  How to Research Colleges to Develop a “Balanced College List”
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Creating a College List Part 2:  How to Research Colleges to Develop a “Balanced College List”

Once you have spent time “Discovering You” and determined your core values important in your college search, the next step
5 Ways to Connect With Your Classmates in a Virtual Setting
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5 Ways to Connect With Your Classmates in a Virtual Setting

By MONICA AGUILERA Boba-drinking, Zelda-playing, Horror-watching brown girl from Oaxacalifornia. During our Let’s Go to College LA launch, we found
Applying to Cal State Universities: Everything You Need to Know
Applying To College

Applying to Cal State Universities: Everything You Need to Know

Application season is here again! Below are several Cal State Apply updates as well as some helpful reminders to assist
Avoid Common Mistakes on the UC Applications
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Avoid Common Mistakes on the UC Applications

By: Breakthrough San Juan Capistrano and Let’s Go To College CA Congratulations on considering applying to the University of California! 
Chrome Extensions You Need for College!
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Chrome Extensions You Need for College!

By MONICA AGUILERA Boba-drinking, Zelda-playing, Horror-watching brown girl from Oaxacalifornia. Inspired by @envikatonya’s viral Tiktok video sharing her favorite chrome

Calling all High School Seniors and Students in your 1st or 2nd year of college (2- and 4-years): Register for the virtual Summer Career Conference from July 30-31 hosted by @NorCalPromiseCoalition, @GapInc, and @Warriors Community Foundation. bit.ly/GapxNCCPCxWarriorsSummerConf ⁠

Hear from the largest global clothing retailers about launching your career in fashion design, technology, and business including Gap, Old Navy, Athleta, Banana Republic, and more! Explore pathways and opportunities for paid internships, fellowships, part-time jobs, training programs, and careers. Register and attend the conference to be considered for raffle prizes from Gap, Athleta, Old Navy, Warriors, San Francisco 49ers, and more! ⁠
#GapxNCCPC #NCCPCEvents #gapinc #multiplierforgood #CareersinBusiness #STEMCareers #Tech #DesignCareers ⁠
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@scholarmatch_hq continues to impact their students. Here's a quote from one of their ScholarMatch Students, Ramon! Get connected with them now, check the link in our bio for more information and give them a follow to stay updated! #highered #firstgen #scholarmatch ...

It’s that time of the month! 😄 Welcome to the 3rd week of @gotocollegeCA ‘s partner promotion month! ✨⁠

For our 3rd week, we have our partner ScholarMatch @scholarmatch_hq! Their mission is to support first-generation college students earn a bachelor’s degree within five years. They provide individualized college advising, targeted financial support, and career mentoring all the way to graduation! @scholarmatch_hq serves students in the San Francisco Bay region and nationwide through the CollegePoint Initiative.⁠

For high school students in the Bay area, you can join @scholarmatch_hq Destination College Program by submitting applications to be reviewed by programs staff. You can also be referred by high school counselors, community-based organizations, and other educators. Students in the Destination College Program are then invited to apply to the Scholars Program—a support program through college graduation that includes advising, career mentoring, and financial support from one of their scholarship partners!⁠

#scholarmatch #LA #SF #highschoolstudents #CollegeStudents #firstgen #highered⁠
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REMINDER: Celebrate our 1 year anniversary🥳 with us and complete our student survey. 📲 All high school junior/seniors and college students who complete our survey will be entered to win awesome prizes like an Apple iPad⁠

The survey can be found in our link in bio! Only takes 5-10 minutes to complete. ⁠

Tag your friends in the comments so they know to complete the survey. ⬇⬇⬇⁠

Rules: ⁠
1. Only one survey submission per person, multiple submissions will be disqualified ⁠
2. Winners will have to provide proof of enrollment for Fall 2021⁠
3. Only open to CA HS juniors and seniors and college students⁠
5. Must be following us on social media⁠

#gotocollegeCA #letsgo #firstgenstudents #college #collegelife #collegecommunity
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Shout out to FGE @firstgenempowerment for their incredible informational workshops! If you are a high school student or college student, we encourage y'all to attend an upcoming workshop because it is very beneficial. We are thrilled to have y'all as partners! ⁠

Also, stay tuned y'all! We have a workshop together soon! ⁠

Be sure to check out their upcoming workshops, link in bio for more info! (: ⁠
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