All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1st for the Labor Day holiday. The Main Library and the Brookfield, Eastmont, Piedmont Avenue and Golden Gate branches will be open on Tuesday, September 2nd. All other library locations will be closed that day.
Plan for College
|Who Do U Want 2 B?||
Info on California high school and community college courses, career options and financial assistance.
|University of Washington "Transition to College"||
A college website for students with disabilities, their parents, and educators.
|California Virtual Campus||
Online courses for high-school students. A program completed successfully through cvc.edu will have your degree bear the name of the college or university in which you have enrolled.
Online resources for students with information and tools to research, prepare, apply, finance, and get ready for higher education.
|Educators for Fair Consideration||
E4FC supports low-income immigrant students in their pursuit of higher education and citizenship.
|Realities of Military Service||
Information, pro and con, for potential recruits.
|A-G Requirements for UC Schools||
Visit UC Doorways to learn about A-G Requirements for University of California schools. Then watch this awesome video by RYSE Youth Center.
|Occupational Outlook Handbook||
The most official and comprehensive site for researching careers, how to get the job and what you'd earn! Find out what fields are expected to grow or shrink over the next 10 years, average salaries, and what training is required to get the job. From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
|Peterson's College Search||
Find info about hundreds of two- and four-year colleges, and get matched with the “right” school for your needs. From the most well known publisher of college information handbooks.
|The Repository of Resources for Undocumented Students||
College Board compilation of current available resources for students and educators in the states that have passed in-state tuition laws for undocumented students.
|California Dream Act Network||
The California Dream Network is a statewide network of existing and emerging college campus organizations who actively address undocumented student issues and who work to create broader social change around immigration reform and access to higher education.
Website with exhaustive information about California state bill AB540. AB540 allows students without papers to pay in-state tuition.
|EYODC Pathways to College||
Helping East Oakland youth reach their goals through academic counseling, college tours, tutoring, financial literacy, and application support.
8200 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94621, (510) 569-8088
A youth program designed to help you get job experience, get into college, and ansure that you can achieve your college degree. Applications due in March.
360 22nd Street, Suite 520, Oakland, (510) 280-2753
|OUSD Linked Learning Career Pathways||
A career pathway is a career-themed program available at a high school. Search by school, industry or academy. Students can choose from 27 pathways in different industry sectors, including computer technology, health care, engineering, law, and green energy.
College and Career Readiness Office, 2607 Myrtle Street, Room 104, (510) 273-2360
College Track Oakland is an afterschool college prep program that helps students plan for college, meet eligibility requirements and achieve higher education goals.
17 Broadway Ave, Oakland, CA 94607, (510) 835-1770
ScholarMatch programs help under-resourced (free/reduced lunch program and/or first generation college bound students) students in the Bay Area and their families gain the skills they need to make the transition to college. Workshops (held in San Francisco) cover topics including college selection, personal statement writing, financial aid literacy, FAFSA completion, and more.
849 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, (415) 652-2766