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College and Career Resources

California State University (CSU):

How to apply: Cal State Apply: (online application open October 1- November 30).

AB 540 students: Education and Leadership Foundation and Dream Center

University of California (UC)

How to apply: (application deadline November 30) 

Personal Statement:

AB 540 students: UC campuses offer a range of support services — from academic and personal counseling, to financial aid and legal advising —to help you transition to and succeed at UC

The Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan is a financial aid program intended to expand access to UC for lower-income students:

Community College:  

How to apply: Fresno City, Reedley College, Clovis, Madera and Oakhurst community College).

Financial Aid:

Federal Student Aid: Submit a Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  (Priority deadline March 2)

The FSA ID, which consists of a user-created username and password, replaced the PIN effective May, 2015. It allows users to electronically access personal information on Federal Student Aid Web sites as well as electronically sign a FAFSA.

California Dream Act: (Priority deadline March 2, 2023)

College Board: