It looks like I've made one of the most important decisions of my life... Yes, I AM GOING TO COLLEGE!

Choosing to go to college is the first step, but getting there is a journey. Luckily, we have laid out the path for you. This is the road to a higher education.

Road Signs: A-G Requirements

The A-G Requirements are 15 classes that you must take during your high school career in order to prepare you for college. Don’t worry, they're not additional classes to the ones you are already taking, most of the A-G classes are the same ones you need in order to graduate.

Checkpoints: Exams , Checklists

You must take the appropriate tests to show that you are a competitive student. Some exams you will take with the rest of your high school, others are standardized and specific to different colleges.

Destination: Choosing the College for YOU

Sounds easy? Well its not. There are many things to consider, like how far you want to live from your mom's cooking. Do you want a small or big campus? Are you into the city or the beach? These are some of the questions you must ask yourself before choosing your college.

The University of California (UCOP) has outlined all the steps for freshman admissions and eligibility.






An Academic Preparation Program of the California Student Aid Commission