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Here is some helpful information that might help you in deciding your college or major. Below are interactive graphs and charts that give you an in depth look at some of the top colleges and degrees in the Los Angeles County area.

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The eKnowledge SAT/ACT Prep Project with California Interscholastic Federation enters its 14th year.

The Project waives the $350 program price so the student pays only the $19.99 Streaming and support fee. All student fees are reinvested to improve the program and reach more families. The Project does not create a profit.

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Students & Partners: 250,000+ students in every state and 40 countries and 300+ partners including DANTES, DOD, and The American Red Cross.

About the PowerPrep: The SAT and ACT PowerPrep Program is the only course your student will need, whether the exam is next week or next year. All our instructors are professional educators, with advanced degrees. Hundreds of online videos and thousands of detailed explanations.

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While the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is the student’s application, we know that parents often play a large role in the process. After all, students who are considered dependent have to provide parental information on the FAFSA form anyway and must have a parent sign it. While we recommend that the student start his or her own FAFSA form, we know that’s not always what happens. With that in mind, we wanted to provide instructions for parents who are starting the FAFSA form on behalf of their child so you can avoid running into issues completing the form.

If you are a parent completing the FAFSA form for your child, visit this blog:
https://blog.ed.gov/2018/09/parents-guide-fafsa/

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LendEDU has released their third annual Student Debt by School by State Report for 2018. In terms of average student debt figures, this recently released data is the most up-to-date and reflects the college Class of 2017.

This report includes the average student debt figure at nearly every college and university within the state of California and 1,080 schools throughout the country.

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For the past 22 years, Valparaiso University has selected two Lutheran students from among the best high school leaders in the United States to be part of a program that is unique in Lutheran higher education.

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CSUMentor is a website designed to help students and their families learn about the California State University (CSU) system. The CSU is comprised of 23 excellent campuses. CSUMentor assists students in planning for college, in selecting the appropriate CSU campus to attend, in planning how to finance their education, and in applying for admission.

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​The University of California's admissions website provides admission requirements for freshman applicants and is also the portal for students to begin their application.  The UC system features ten universities throughout the state.

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California's Independent Colleges and Universities (also referred to as "Private colleges and universities) are an excellent choice for many students. There are over 75 nonprofit, independent colleges and universities in the state. The most important criteria for selecting a college or university is how well it fits with your personality, values, and goals. Because every nonprofit, independent college and university has a unique character, there will be at least one that fits your needs. Unlike the University of California or the California State University systems, each California nonprofit, independent college and university has its own governing board. This independence allows for a diverse set of college opportunities in California.

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​The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.5+ million students attending 112 colleges. These colleges provide students with the knowledge and background necessary to compete in today’s economy. With a wide range of educational offerings, the colleges provide workforce training, basic courses in English and math, certificate and degree programs and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.

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​The Common Application currently provides both online and print versions of its First-year and Transfer Applications. Its membership of more than 400 institutions now represents the full range of higher education institutions in the US: public and private, large and small, highly selective and modestly selective, and East Coast, West Coast, and every region in between. It has also welcomed its first two international members.The SAT and SAT Subject Tests keep pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century.