Handouts for Students & Parents


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OVERVIEW

This page provides informative College Day handouts and take-home activities that you can print and hand out to students. The list of handouts also includes a Family & Community Conference Flier, which is a college-going conference that the entire family can attend.

PRINT THESE HANDOUTS FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS

NEW! Handouts from BigFuture by The College Board

  • Five Ways ED Pays
    This color brochure describes the five powerful ways a college degree can transform students' lives and lifestyles.
    English Version (PDF Format, 966 KB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 973 KB)
  • College Planning: 9th/10th Grade
    This short handout provides freshmen and sophomores with a step-by-step college planning guide.
    English Version (PDF Format, 549 KB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 552 KB)
  • College Planning Calendar for Juniors
    Share this season-by-season guide to college planning with 11th-graders.
    English Version (PDF Format, 560 KB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 86 KB)
  • College Planning Calendar for Seniors
    This season-by-season handout guides 12th-graders through their last year before college. 
    English Version (PDF Format, 468 KB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 81 KB)
  • College Application Checklist
    Students can print this checklist to keep track of application tasks and deadlines. 
    English Version (PDF Format, 290 KB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 536 KB)
  • Financial Aid Checklist for Students and Parents
    This checklist helps students and their families stay on top of financial aid paperwork. 
    English Version (PDF Format, 149 KB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 572 KB)
  • Create a Solid Academic Portfolio
    This student handout summarizes the kinds of courses colleges look for on applicant transcripts. 
    English Version (PDF Format, 153 KB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 540 KB)

General Handouts

  • NEW! 2017 College Day Flier (PDF Format, 376 KB)
    You can post this "got college? today decides tomorrow!" flier around campus and in your classroom, and also print it to sent home with students to share with their families.
  • Student Activity Handout: Conducting Basic Career, Program/Major, and College Searches (PDF Format, 68 KB)
    This single-page handout provides instructions to help students search and save careers, majors, and colleges in their portfolio on CaliforniaColleges.edu.
  • Most Frequently Used Terms to Know for Career Planning (PDF Format, 262 KB)
    This 2-page handout is intended for students who are beginning or are continuing their exploration of careers. It defines the most frequently used terms to know for career planning and beyond. These terms are most frequently seen in the Career Planning section on CaliforniaColleges.edu.
  • Education Journey Take-Home Activity
    This 1-page handout provides a list of questions that students can ask family members as a way to help guide thoughtful conversations about the educational journey and the students' college dreams.
    English Version (PDF Format, 198 KB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 166 KB)
  • How to Get to College
    This 4-page handout from California State University, titled "How to Get to College," identifies the academic steps that college-bound students need to take at each grade level, from 6th through 12th grades.
    English/Spanish Version (PDF Format, 1,243 KB)
    English/Chinese Version (PDF Format, 1,813 KB)
    English/Vietnamese Version (PDF Format, 1,336 KB)
    English/Korean Version (PDF Format, 1,659 KB)
    English/Tagalog Version (PDF Format, 1,251 KB)
    English/Luiseño Version (PDF Format, 555 KB)
  • Pathways to the University of California
    This 4-page handout for students and families, titled "Pathways to the University of California," describes the steps to University of California admission.
    English Version (PDF Format, 1.0 MB)
    Spanish Version (PDF Format, 965 KB)

WHAT'S NEXT?

Make an Education Journey poster

Get ideas for fun College Day games

Print bookmarks or labels as a College Day reminder

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