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Resources and Links

 


Below are some resources and links that may help you be successful.  Please consider the below information your “starting point” for your exploration.  These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. If you see any broken links, please let us know and we will update them.

Transfer Websites:

www.assist.org - ASSIST is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another.

www.calstate.edu – Research and submit transfer applications to any of the 23 CSU campuses

www.universityofcalifornia.edu – Research and submit transfer applications to any of the 9 undergraduate UC campuses

https://uctap.universityofcalifornia.edu/students/ - This “Transfer Planner” is an online tool designed to help prospective UC students transferring from California community colleges track and plan their course work

http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/transfer/guarantee/index.html - Six UC campuses offer the Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program for California community college students who meet specific requirements.

http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/personal-questions/transfer/index.html - The UC transfer application requires “Personal Insight Questions.”  Start thinking early about what you will write!

www.collegesource.org – access college catalogs and reach information on school

www.usnews.com/rankings - Since 1983, U.S. News has been providing education rankings and helping parents and students find the perfect school.

http://www.collegecalc.org/colleges/california/private/ - A list of private California colleges

 

Major & Career Exploration Websites

www.vault.com – A career exploration website with industry and company information – as well as over 300 downloadable e-books on almost any career and industry you can imagine!  Columbia College provides you an account to Vault.com for free (a savings of over $150!).  Your username is your student email and your password is either columbia14 or columbia15. Any questions or problems, talk with your Columbia College counselor

www.cacareercafe.com – a virtual career center for California community college students

http://www2.assist.org/exploring-majors/browseAreas.do - You can browse through majors by choosing an area of study, searching for a specific major, or selecting a major from a list of majors. Choose how you would like to begin browsing majors from the choices below.

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/explore-careers - Choose an interest below to get some ideas about possible college majors. What do you like to do? What makes you curious and excited to learn more?

www.eureka.org – great self-exploration and career exploration information. Access provided for free by Columbia College.  Talk to your Columbia College counselor for more information.

https://www.onetonline.org/ - O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

https://career.berkeley.edu/infolab/Majors2Careers - What can I do with a Major in….?

 

Career or Industry Specific Websites:

https://www.fs.fed.us/working-with-us/jobs - Jobs with the US Forestry Service

http://calfire.ca.gov/about/about_careers_vacancies - Jobs in the Fire Service

www.lsac.org – Law School Admission Council

https://www.studentdoc.com/ - great information for pre-medical students

http://rn.ca.gov – California Board for Registered Nurses

http://www.teachcalifornia.org – Make the difference of a lifetime – Teach!

http://www.ctc.ca.gov – Information on teacher credentialing

 

Financial Aid & Scholarship Websites:

http://www.gocolumbia.edu/financial_aid/ - Columbia College Financial Aid Office

http://www.gocolumbia.edu/scholarships/ - Columbia College Scholarship website

https://fafsa.gov/ - The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/paying-for-uc/index.html - Learn more about grants, scholarships, loans and the Blue & Gold Opportunity Plan to help you pay for your UC education

https://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college - Learn more about grants, scholarships and loans to help you pay for your CSU education

 

Educational Websites:

www.khanacademy.com – You can learn anything.  For Free. Forever!

www.nettutor.com – online tutoring (Best to log-in through your CANVAS account)

www.youtube.com – The world’s largest search engine!  Videos on all topics and classes!

 

Local websites:

www.mymotherlode.com – stay up to date with local news, events, and opportunities

 

Internship Websites:

www.internshipprograms.com

www.idealist.org - Idealist is all about connecting idealists – people who want to do good – with opportunities for action and collaboration.

www.vault.com – A career exploration website, and an internship search, with industry and company information – as well as over 300 downloadable e-books on almost any career and industry you can imagine!  Columbia College provides you an account to Vault.com for free (a savings of over $150!).  Your username is your student email and your password is either columbia14 or columbia15. Any questions or problems, talk with your Columbia College counselor



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