College & Career Resources

College Prep

  • Learn how you can attend community college for free, provided by LA College Promise. Webinar on July 29th or August 4th 5:30PM – 6:30PM. Learn more and register here. 
  • The Los Angeles Public Library has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer free college preparation workshops and ACT/SAT practice tests online. Workshops include “Paying for College,” “College 101,” and “College Application – Personal Statement.” Sessions begin July 11. For more information and to register for these online events, click here.
  • College Resources for High School Students provided by USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice 
  • Parent Ambassador Summer Workshop Series provided by the UCLA Early Academic Outreach Program. Learn more on how you can become an advocate for your student through a series of free workshops
  • University of California President’s Pre-College Scholars is providing a Summer MasterClass Series on a variety of college prep topics. Virtual workshops take place every Wednesday starting at 4:30PM. Click here to take a look at the schedule and to sign up!
  • Compare colleges and universities by BigFuture. Use BigFuture’s comparison tool to compare up to 3 colleges you’re interested in based on location, campus life, cost, etc.
  • Khan Academy offers a college admissions unit where students can learn about 4-year colleges, the importance of college, access to college, listen to student stories, and more. Learn more. 
  • Best College provides a guide for undocumented students to help them navigate and learn about the college options available to them.
  • DACA News and FAQs for Undocumented Students 
  • Adventures in Education provides resources for students, parents, and families on getting ready for college, succeeding through college, managing your money and more! Explore here. 
  • Student resources and workshops on college, financial aid, scholarships, extracurriculars, mental health, and more! Provided by First Gen Empowerment Project. Explore here. 
  • College and financial aid resources for undocumented students 
  • The College Guide for LGBTQ Students provides a variety of resources for students and parents including evaluating colleges, laws for LGBTQ students, and more

Scholarships 

Career Exploration

Tips for Families and Students 

  • 8 Steps to Help Your Child’s Career Exploration – English and Spanish 
  • Transition to College: A Guide for Students and Parents On The Road Ahead – English and Spanish
  • Learn to budget, save, and borrow wisely with Financial Smarts – English and Spanish