Resources for Students
Student Tools
  • Study Skills
    Having good and effective study skills is vital to being a successful student in both high school and college. Learn about how a few small changes to the way you study will yield big results.

  • Note Taking Skills
    Perhaps the single most important skill that all students need to develop in school is how to take effective notes. More than just a way of writing things down to help you remember, note taking is a critical part of the learning process. If you are not getting the grades you want in school, take a look and see if you are taking the good notes in your classes.
College Application
Testing Information
  • Get information on the SAT
    http://www.collegeboard.com
  • Get information on the ACT
    http://www.act.org
Test Prep
  • MajoTests.com
    Majortests helps you prepare for the SAT by giving you free practice tests. We have hundreds of SAT practice questions arranged into mini practice tests, each practice test has a score card at the end. We also give you explanations to the questions you get wrong so that you can learn from your mistakes.

  • PowerScore
    Free official ACT practice tests.

  • Test Prep Review
    A good source to get sample questions to many different types of tests. Everything from SAT to the ACT to the CAHSEE...

  • Eurekareview
    Find out about changes to the New SAT, as well as get sample questions for the new exam.

  • UCCP FREE SAT Prep Online
College Eligibility
  • Official "A-G" Course List
    https://doorways.ucop.edu/list/
    Find out which classes at your school counts towards your college eligibility.
Financial Aid
Scholarships
  • Hispanic Education Endowment Fund (HEEF)
    http://www.heef.org/scholarships/
  • Fast Web
    http://www.fastweb.com
    Use this free online service to search the internet for scholarship opportunities!
    Highly Recommended
  • FinAid
    http://www.finaid.org
    This is another free online service to search for scholarship opportunities!
    Highly Recommended

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