Hands-On Materials

High School Hand-Outs

The hand-outs in this section can be used or shared with high school students in a variety of settings, such as on-on-one sessions, advisory periods, and classroom presentations.

 

Resources

View Resource information(2 resources)Individual Academic Plans

4-Year Planning Guide

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This document helps students with planning the 4 year a-g subject requirements for the UC/CSU systems. 4Year_Planning_Guide.pdf (103.99KB)

Comprehensive IAP

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This Individual Academic Plan is a comprehensive form that can be used to plan out when to the a-g subject requirements throughout high school. It includes sections to track in progress coursework, grades, test requirements, and GPA. Comprehensive_IAP.pdf (39.33KB)

View Resource information(2 resources)Financial Aid

Scholarships

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout has a great list of scholarship websites students can use to search for free money. It also provides tips on how to look for scholarships and write an essay for the scholarship application. Scholarships_Handout.pdf (280.88KB)

Financial Aid Key Terms

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This hand out offers a description of essential Financial Aid terms in a simple layout for students and families. Financial_aid_key_terms.pdf (236.07KB)

View Resource information(4 resources)Different College Systems

Steps for Community College Bound Seniors

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout describes the steps seniors should take in order to be prepared to enter community college. It includes when they should be applying to campuses, registering for courses, and meeting with counselors. Community_College_Seniors_Handout.pdf (433.86KB)

College and Career Exploration

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout provides useful tips for exploring colleges and careers. It provides websites to help students begin searching for different colleges, as well as, exploring career options College_and_Career_Handout.pdf (287.55KB)

Virtual College Scavenger Hunt

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This activity introduces a fun way to do college research. This scavenger hunt has students search for information such as type of college, tuition, housing, and majors for the college of their choice. Virtual_College_Scavenger_Hunt_Handout.pdf (220.82KB)

Exploring College and Career Paths

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout provides resources to begin a college and career search with students. It lists different college and career search engines and the steps students can take to prioritize their interests and aspirations. Exploring_college_and_career_paths.pdf (154.17KB)

View Resource information(2 resources)Careers

College and Career Exploration

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout provides useful tips for exploring colleges and careers. It provides websites to help students begin searching for different colleges, as well as, exploring career options College_and_Career_Handout.pdf (287.55KB)

Exploring College and Career Paths

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout provides resources to begin a college and career search with students. It lists different college and career search engines and the steps students can take to prioritize their interests and aspirations. Exploring_college_and_career_paths.pdf (154.17KB)

View Resource information(2 resources)Admission Requirements

Calculating Your UC/CSU GPA

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout explains how the UC/CSU system calculates the high school GPA. It also explains how you can figure out your weighted and unweighted GPA. Calculating_GPA.pdf (130.63KB)

Test Requirements for College Admission

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout gives a breakdown of the 4 different college systems in California and the exams they require. It gives a breakdown of costs, scoring, subjects, etc. College_Test_Requirements_Handout.pdf (248.62KB)

View Resource information(1 resource)Academic Skills

Organizational Skills

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout is designed to help students develop basic organizational skills. It includes tips to getting organized and staying organized. Organizational_Skills_Handout.pdf (219.54KB)

View Resource information(1 resource)AB540

AB540

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout offers information on requirements for AB540 and what benefits students can take advantage of if they qualify. This can be a resource for undocumented students. AB540_Handout.pdf (250.51KB)

View Resource information(2 resources)Personal Statement

UC Personal Statement (version 1)

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout can be used as an introduction to the UC Personal Statement. It gives a brief description of the personal statement and tips on how to begin writing it. Cal_Personal_Statement_Handout.pdf (145.3KB)

UC Personal Statement (version 2)

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout describes the UC Personal Statement in a format that gives students and families an understanding of how best to approach the prompts. UC_Personal_Statement_Worksheet.pdf (170.51KB)

View Resource information(5 resources)Preparing and Transitioning

Early Assessment Program (EAP)

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout explains the goal of EAP (the assessment of college readiness in English and Math for the CSU and some Community Colleges), who can take it, when it is taken, and to use it to be better prepared for college. EAP_Handout.pdf (303.94KB)

10th Grade College Checklist

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout helps 10th graders keep track of important deadlines and tasks they should complete in their sophomore year. 10th_Grade_Checklist_Handout.pdf (242.88KB)

11th Grade College Checklist

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout helps 11th graders keep track of important deadlines and tasks they should complete in their junior year. 11th_Grade_Checklist_Handout.pdf (304.31KB)

12th Grade College Checklist

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This handout is designed to help 12th grade students know and meet important deadlines in their senior year. It includes college test requirements, application deadlines, and preparing for graduation. 12th_Grade_Checklist_Handout.pdf (670.02KB)

College Assessments

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

Assessments measure a student's readiness for college level work and are used to place students in courses appropriate to their skills and knowledge. This handout provides information on the different college assessments offered at the CSU and UC. Assessment_Test_Info_Handout.pdf (141.98KB)

 

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