Academic Preparation: Maximizing Student Success

It can be very overwhelming navigating the amount of information in preparing for college.  Below are some helpful tips and resources that will assist you and your student in reaching their academic goal(s).

  • Understanding your High School A-G Requirements A-G Requirements
  • Cal State Apply: California's free official source for college planning, with information about financial aid and all four systems of California higher education.
  • CSU Freshman Admission Requirements: read about the factors used across all 23 CSU campuses to determine eligibility.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Start your college and career planning with California Colleges.
  • The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) at Sonoma State University are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post baccalaureate programs.

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