Exploring College

Are you wondering ‘is college right for me?’, ‘how do I know what college to go to?’, or ‘what is college really like’? These tools below will help you answer these questions!


  • ScholarMatch was made for low-income high school students to explore the best colleges in the country that provide great educational opportunities, support, and financial aid.

California Colleges

  • CaliforniaColleges.edu provides tools for middle and high school students to explore career interests, create a college planning timeline, understand college requirements, and more.

Ivy League Connection

  • The Ivy League Connection works with students from the WCCUSD to promote a college going culture by providing scholarships to summer programs at selective Ivy League schools

Big Future

  • BigFuture answers your questions on if college is right for you, what the differences between a 2 and 4-year colleges, and so much more through interactive graphics and videos.

College Guide for Undocumented Students

  • BestCollege.com’s guide provides college tips specifically for undocumented students. It includes information on the Dream Act, how fill out college applications, and how to talk about undocumented status.

Better Make Room’s Up Next

  • Up Next provides personalized support and reminders on college applications, financial aid, and more through your phone! Text “COLLEGE” to 44044 to begin receiving support or learn more by clicking below.