High School Students

Checklist for Commuter Students
College Success

Checklist for Commuter Students

Everyone says that starting college is a very exciting part of your life but no one really talks about the
HS & First Year Students

Campus Environment

What are you looking for in a campus? A big or small school? A public or a private school? A
How Volunteering is Beneficial
College Success

How Volunteering is Beneficial

Volunteering can help you determine what fields interest you. This can be beneficial if you are unsure of what paths/fields
How to Enjoy Your Summer
Mental Health & Self Care

How to Enjoy Your Summer

The freeing feeling that comes with finishing your last final… IT’S SUMMER TIME! You get all excited and now finally
How to Create a College Application
HS & First Year Students

How to Create a College Application

Applying to college can be overwhelming as there is not one application for all schools. Many different schools and systems
Choosing an institution that fits your values
HS & First Year Students

Choosing an institution that fits your values

What draws you to an institution? Is it their prestigious name, the fact that they serve first-generation college students, or
All About Money – Financial Literacy During the College Application Process
HS & First Year Students

All About Money – Financial Literacy During the College Application Process

When choosing an institution to complete your higher education, there are several factors that you need to consider. One of
Creating a College List Part 1: Discovering “You”
HS & First Year Students

Creating a College List Part 1: Discovering “You”

Discovering “You” & Determining Your Core Values Discovering who “you” are doesn’t mean you have to know exactly what you
Applying to Cal State Universities: Everything You Need to Know
HS & First Year Students

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
HS & First Year Students

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
Creating a College List Part 2:  How to Research Colleges to Develop a “Balanced College List”
HS & First Year Students

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
Reasons to Take Community College Summer Classes
HS & First Year Students

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
Avoid Common Mistakes on the UC Applications
HS & First Year Students

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! 
Basic Needs Support, HS & First Year Students

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
HS & First Year Students

Why Graduation Rate Matters

The graduation rate of the college you are thinking of attending is an important factor. It can tell you a
HS & First Year Students

Diversity

When choosing what college to attend, one of the most important components to consider is the campus’s diversity. Not only
How To Set A Budget That Works For You
Career & Early Adulthood

How To Set A Budget That Works For You

One of the exciting yet scary things about starting college is that you begin your adulting phase! Having an accurate
Transfer Students
HS & First Year Students

Transfer Students

Transferring to a new college can be exciting, thrilling, but also nerve-wracking! Whether you are transferring from a community college