College Planning



Bay Area Apprenticeship Programs at a Glance A union apprenticeship is an excellent career choice if you like to work with your hands; are willing to serve an apprenticeship for up to five years, depending on the trade you select; have dexterity, mechanical ability, problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team; want to earn a living wage and good benefits; and want the opportunity to advance in your career. Do You Have What It Takes? A career in the building and construction trades can be a rewarding experience. In addition to excellent pay and benefits, construction offers an opportunity to work outside, to work with your hands and to work as part of a team.  Whether you are new to college life, a former student seeking professional development or personal enrichment, a continuing student, or a Kindergarten-12th grade student, you are welcome at Ohlone College, and we can help make your Ohlone experience a success. Welcome to, California’s FREE official source for college and career planning. Find the college that’s right for you! Search for colleges that match your personal preferences, or find any college by name. To learn more about the colleges in your match results, view the CollegeData College Profiles — the best collection of information about 1,900 U.S. colleges and universities on the Web!

LifeWorks Discover the work that fits your life best.The Career Finder sifts through 130 possibilities and creates a list of jobs for you to explore based on your interests and skills. Learn more about a CSU campus. Start your planning with the High School or Transfer Planner. Find the campuses that meet your needs. Prepare now for math and English courses. ASSIST is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California’s public colleges and universities and provides the most accurate and up-to-date information about student transfer in California. Links to practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT etc.

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.6 million students attending 112 colleges. Our 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.

University of California The 10 campuses of the University of California open their doors to all who work hard and dream big. Through its teaching, research and public service, UC drives California’s economy and leads the world in new directions.

The ACT Whether you are uncertain about going to college or you just need some reassurance you’re on the right track. Learn why you should go to college.