Planning for college can be exciting, as long as you begin the process early. Below are articles and resource links that will assist you with the planning process. In addition to the resources below, all TCHS students have unlimited access to Naviance, a college & career planning web based program.
Seniors, the UC application no longer requires personal statements.
Use the guide provided below to answer the UC Personal Insight Questions.
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Start planning for college...
College planning should begin when a student enters high school. The most important step is taking appropriate classes in order to satisfy college admission requirements. Below you will find a sample check list to use as a planning tool. Remember to use all of the resources we offer at TCHS, your Guidance Counselor, the College & Career Center, Naviance, college presentations & workshops, college field trips and more!
Seniors...Register for the SAT / ACT with the links below
Are you looking to take college courses while still in high school?
Concurrent enrollment is a great option for high school students. Not only are the classes FREE to our students, they can also serve as an enrichment experience or assist with career exploration. Click on the PCC logo to link you to the application information. As always, stop by the College & Career Center for assistance.
Colleges that give...
Many universities and colleges are working hard to close the tuition gap for prospective students and their families. Do your research, maybe you can benefit! Click this link for some examples: Universities That Claim to Meet Full Financial Need
Private colleges & universities
Are you researching private universities and colleges? The UCAN website is operated by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and offers over 800 college profiles to help students and parents in their college search. Check it out by clicking on the logo.
FREE SAT & ACT test prep!
In addition to the FREE online practice offered by College Board and ACT, students may check out prep booklets from the College & Career Center for FREE!