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College and Career Advising

Academic Advisor
Name:   Jessica Resendez
Phone Number:   (858) 822-2002
Email Address:   jresendez@ucsd.edu

College Visits

See the list of Colleges coming to The Preuss School at Naviance Family Connection.

SAT/ACT School Code: 051479

School Profile 2013-2014

Resources and Websites

Naviance Family Connection

The Preuss School’s resource for college research and information for juniors & seniors and their parents - registration code required. Program helps students and parents keep track of college plans, applications and scholarships. Also provides test prep and career planning resources.

The Common Application

Online application accepted by over 300 colleges and universities.

University of California Application

On-line application for the University of California system (UC’s). Includes information about application requirements.

CSU Mentor

Website for the California State University system. Provides tools for exploring, planning and applying for admission to California State Universities (CSUs).

University of California EAOP Website

The University of California's largest academic preparation program, EAOP works directly with students at underserved schools to increase the number of students who have the opportunity to achieve a college education. This site provides resources regarding financial aid and applications for students and parents.

UCSD EAOP Website

Lists a number of helpful links for parents regarding financial aid, college applications and supporting students in college.

College Search Engines

Financial Aid and Scholarships

FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid; which is required for all need-based financial aid programs.

CSS Profile

Financial aid application required by many private schools.

Planning Ahead: Applying for Awards, Grants, Scholarships and Financial Aid

A guide book filled with information regarding financial aid for college along with a listing of many different scholarships available to students.

Finaid

A comprehensive resource for all aspects of financial aid.

Fastweb

A free comprehensive scholarship search service.

San Diego County Office of Education

Listing of local scholarships available.

San Diego Foundation

Application and information regarding 75 different scholarships available to San Diego residents.

Scholarship Database

Free access to scholarship and grant database.

Testing

College Board

The College Board; online registration for SAT Reasoning and Subject Test.

ACT

Online registration for the ACT test.

Fair Test

National Center for Fair and Open Testing web site; list of over 750 colleges and universities which do not use the SAT or ACT to admit substantial numbers of undergraduates.

Athletics

NCAA

National Collegiate Athletic Association; provides information about sports and schools.

NCAA Eligibility

NCAA Eligibility Center; students must register, pay after and submit transcript and test scores to be eligible to play Division I or II sports in college.

Division III Site

Site devoted to Division III collegiate athletics and institutions.

Misc

The Education Conservancy

The Education Conservancy — a non-profit organization committed to improving college admission process for students, colleges and high schools.

Colleges That Change Lives

Colleges That Change Lives web site — "40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About College"

NACAC