Individual Advising Appointments: Students can also choose to schedule a one-on-one appointment. These appointments are a great option for students who would like tips on answering the Personal Insight Questions (PIQ). These appointments are available today, Dec. 1 through Friday, Dec. 4 in 30-minute blocks and students can schedule an appointment here. One-on-one appointments fill quickly, so please encourage your students to sign up early.
Stanford Community Conversations: A series of virtual information sessions providing culturally inclusive and relevant information about Stanford’s admission process, community centers, and diverse student body. Each day will be dedicated to learning about distinct centers and resources on campus and include two afternoon sessions, focusing on admission and financial aid information, services and resources of the associated center, as well as student experiences and opportunities. Each of these sessions is open to students of ALL backgrounds, regardless of how they may identify. We especially encourage participants from traditionally underrepresented groups, including African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, Southeast Asians, Pacific Islander Americans, and first-generation college students.
For more information and registration: https://admission.stanford.edu/engage/
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The California College Guidance Initiative manages CaliforniaColleges.edu, the state of California’s official college and career planning platform, which is free to all California educators, students, and families.
How Can High School Students Use CaliforniaColleges.edu?
The platform provides high school students the tools to match their interests and skills to postsecondary college and career opportunities. They can take career assessments and use search tools to develop college, major, and career lists, write goals and journals, track activities, and read a variety of age-appropriate content to develop and expand their knowledge on all college, career, and financial aid planning topics. Students can also launch Cal State Apply, CCCApply, and FAFSA.
The Common Application
The Common Application is a not-for-profit, member organization committed to the pursuit of access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process.
The SESI program focuses on Latinx and low-income students that are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Our program prides itself on creating a sincere solid sense of family so our students feel welcomed. We have dedicated counselors, peer mentors, STEM industry field trips, assistance with books and tutoring that is available to our SESI participants. SESI is focused on helping students transition from high school to college and ultimately program completion, earn a STEM Certificate/ Associates Degree and/or transfer to a CSU or UC.
Meet the examination requirement by taking the ACT Plus Writing or SAT with Essay by December of your senior year. We don't require SAT Subject Tests, but certain programs on some campuses recommend them, and you can use subject tests to satisfy the "a-g" requirements listed above.
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