Alternative Education

Websites to use for College and Career Readiness

Colleges and Universities: - Information about colleges and universities: accreditation, academic programs, course description, etc. - Information about course credits transfer from a California community college to a UC or CSU campus - Information about educational and career planning in California - Information about the CSU campuses: application, academic programs, course descriptions, etc. - Information about the UC campuses: application, academic programs, course descriptions, etc. - California Community college website and links to all CCC. - Information about independent (private) colleges and universities in California - Information about public and private institutions in the U.S. - Information about educational options for veterans residing or stationing in California - Information about study abroad scholarships to member college participants - Information about graduate schools in the U.S. – Official SAT and AP site, also has college and career info. – Official sit for the ACT college test – College Application tool used by over 500 colleges and universities. – Helping students explore majors. -Santiago Canyon College website


Occupations and Career Planning: - Job descriptions, outlook and job training - Information on occupations - Career tests and free career planning information  - Career tests, educational opportunities, and professional associations  - Information on the working world  - Job descriptions and job training - Labor market in the state or a county - Trends and issues related to the employment of the college educated  - An estimate on the potential wages to be earned two years and five years after receiving a certificate or degree in certain disciplines.  - Online jobs in California and a resume bank - online, local jobs.


Financial Aid and Scholarships: - Information about federal financial assistance: grants, loans and work-study programs - Information about grants from California government for qualified college students - Information about financial assistance beyond Cal Grants - Information about scholarships available to qualified SBVC students - Information about a teacher financial incentive program designed to encourage students to become California teachers in needed area - Comprehensive information about financial aid Search for scholarships based on students and family information. Site will email to alert when matches exist.

Questions? Call or email Ms. Davis, Counselor Alt. Ed.