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The Alliance

We serve K-8 students from 8 different school districts that have established formal guaranteed admission agreements with CSUSM in order to improve the college attendance and completion rates of students. To read more about The Alliance click on the link below:

The Alliance

College Making It Happen Presentation

Planning for College

The following websites provide information regarding admission requirements, applying for admission, ways to get a head start on preparing for college, and much more.

CSU Mentor

CollegeBoard

California Colleges

UC A-G Guide

Choosing Your College: The Basics (This tool will help you begin to identify the colleges that will best suit you both academically and personally.)

Bureau Of Labor Statistics (Explore hundreds of occupations using this complete guide to career information.)

Volunteering in Your Community (Community service a valuable addition on a college application.  Click on the following link to see some ideas to get you started.)

Paying for College

The following websites provide financial aid information, scholarships, loans, and grants.

www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.icanaffordcollege.com

www.mappingyourfuture.org

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarshipforhispanics.org

www.finaid.org

www.collegescholarships.com

www.csac.ca.gov

www.treasurydirect.gov

www.scholarshare.com

www.gmsp.org

www.uncf.org

www.apiasf.org

www.hispanicfund.org

www.aises.org

Selecting a Major

The following websites provide information on majors, careers, and ways to connect them together.

www.csusm.edu/academics/majorsminors.html

www.collegeprowler.com/majors/

www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org

What Else Can You Do in College?

The following websites provide information on a wide variety of programs that allow students to get involved in college, as well as, in the community.

www.csusm.edu/orgs/

www.csusm.edu/global/studyabroad/

www.csusmcougars.com/

www.csusm.edu/sll/