Welcome to the SEA College Prep Page

This page is full of information, suggestions, and links to other resources to help you start planning now for college.

Getting Organized

Schools in the USA

Sat Question of the Day

Test Preparation

•PSAT/NMSQT
•PLAN
•ACT Library
•Various Test Preparation Resources

Advanced Placement Program

AP Exam Information and Preparation

AP Courses at SEA

•AP Biology
•AP Calculus
•AP Literature
•AP History
•AP Psychology
•AP Statistics

Choosing a College

•All About College – United States – A complete list of links to California’s Colleges and Universities, and email addresses for their admissions offices.
•All About College – California
•Mapping Your Future – Planning a career, and choosing and paying for school
•Reading about College
•The College Board’s College Search

California State Universities (CSU)

•Cal State Fullerton
•Cal State L.A.
•Cal State Long Beach
•Cal State Northridge
•Cal Poly Pomona
•Humboldt State

University of California (UC)

•UC Berkeley
•UC Davis
•UC Irvine
•UCLA
•UC Riverside
•UC San Diego
•UC Santa Barbara

California Independent Colleges

•The Claremont Colleges
•Occidental College
•Pepperdine University
•Whittier College

Applying for College

How colleges evaluate your application

Going to College

Making the most of your undergraduate years – This site has a link to a list of typical college courses and the skills that they help to develop.

SEA College Prep Financial Aid Resources

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on the Web – www.fafsa.ed.gov/

The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Tax Credits – http://www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/PPI/HOPE/index.html

College Quest Financial Aid Guide – www.finaid.org

Student Aid – www.studentaid.com

Educaid – www.educaid.com

Financial aid information for grants, scholarships & loans

SallieMae – www.salliemae.com

Calculators for college costs and borrowing needs

•Financial Aid 101
•Online schoalrship service

GENERAL COLLEGE PREP WEBSITES

www.collegeboard.org

•Search for colleges, scholarships, and career opportunities
•Prepare for the PSAP/NMSQT, the SAT and SAT II, and AP Examinations
•Get personalized feedback on SAT II and AP essay questions
•Register for the SAT
•Find financial aid information

www.ed.gov/thinkcollege/early

•Financial planning
•Academic preparation resources
•Questions & Answers
•Parent Guide

www.gocollege.com

•Practice tests
•College Search
•Scholarship Search
•General Information

www.collegeedge.com

•College matchmaker
•Career and scholarship information
•Online Applications

www.collegequest.com

•Get Organized
•Choose a college
•Apply online

www.petersons.com

www.collegeplan.org