College Resources

Find resources to help you navigate higher education and early adulthood. Being in college or looking for professional development opportunities is difficult and many of us are first-gen or face other challenges and barriers. These resources are compiled by current students & recent college grads to aid you on the way to completion. Check back regularly as these will be updated and stay connected!

High school & First Year Students

We have resources to help you take that first step and make a successful transition to college.

Paying For College

Learn more about the financial aid process, loans, basic needs and scholarships for college. We have a section curated for  undocumented and CA Dream Act students. 

College Success

Resources curated to help you persist and succeed while you are in college.

Mental Health & Self Care

Explore the resources on this page to help you have a successful and healthy college experience.

Career and Early Adulthood

Jumpstart your career and life after college with information that will prepare you for that next big chapter in your life. 

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