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Finding the Right School

Learn more about public and private schools in California!

California has a large variety of schools, both public and private, and in considering where you want to go, this is a good first stop to educate yourself a little bit about your options:

Information on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Learn more about some colleges that have a rich history, somewhat different admissions requirements, and also a lot of scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

Some websites to learn more about UC and CSU campuses

CSU Information    
Learn more about the UC System

Explore CSU and UC campuses

Search & Compare Colleges on

Remember when I came to your English classes last year and took you to the computer lab to log onto Connect Edu?

Good thing we did that, because Connect Edu has an amazing College Search and Compare tool.

Go to and log on.

  • You username is your email.
  • Your password is your student ID number (capital H, lowercase o, then the number)

Let me know if you have questions,

Ms. Van Dyke (in the College Center)

Go to these websites!