Resources for preparing for college

Workbooks, planners and brochures to help get ready for college in California.

Community College transfer preparation

Systemwide guidance and support for prospective transfers, community college counselors and faculty.

California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) Link

An intensive four-week residential program for students in grades 8-12 with a demonstrated aptitude for academic and professional careers in STEM fields.

Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) Link

Helps students complete a rigorous college preparatory curriculum in high school, complete UC and CSU coursework and exam requirements, and apply for college and financial aid.

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Link

A nationally renowned program that prepares students for study and careers in STEM fields by providing support at every level of education.

The Puente Project Link

Focuses on literacy development for high school and community college students, increasing the number of students who enroll and succeed at four-year colleges and universities.

GEAR UP Link

California GEAR UP focuses on academic excellence for all students in order to develop a college-going culture in middle schools.

Transcript Evaluation Service Link

Through TES, schools can fine-tune their course offerings and bolster college readiness. Transcript analysis by TES helps students and counselors choose the right classes at the right time.

TES Informational Expansions Webinar - Conference Recording | TES Expansion Webinar PDF

SummerUp

Through the SummerUp initiative, high school juniors will get help completing college prep math requirements to improve their eligibility and competitiveness for UC and CSU admission.

Scout from University of California Link

An online learning provider for middle and high school teachers and students interested in online college prep, Advanced Placement, Honors, and credit recovery courses.