PSAT scores will be released on 12/12. Log in to your College Board account to see scores and test performance feedback. [Need to create a College Board account? No problem. www.collegeboard.org]
Here’s a video about accessing scores (with a link to a video about using the scores well). Accessing Your PSAT/NMSQT Score Report
The PSAT is great preparation for the SAT. Your score unlocks free, personalized practice on Khan Academy®. Visit satpractice.org, create an account (if you haven’t yet), and link your College Board & Khan Academy accounts to get practice questions that fit you.
Register to take the SAT second semester (3/9, 5/4, or 6/1).
Earn scholarships by applying to college. Learn more @ cb.org/opportunity
WHS FOUNDATION--College Trips (for juniors second semester)
The Woodside High School Foundation is providing 2 FREE college trips for the Class of 2020. The cost of transportation (charter bus) and a shared hotel room will be included. Priority is given to students with a 3.0 GPA or above. Students on the No Privileges list are ineligible for these trips.
The first trip will be in Southern California on February 21, 22, and 23 (that is during winter break). Colleges that may be included on this trip: CSU Monterey Bay, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, UC Irvine, Chapman, Cal Poly Pomona, UCLA, USC, UC Santa Barbara, CSU Channel Islands.
The second trip will be in Northern California on April 25, 26, and 27. Colleges that may be included on this trip: Sonoma State, UC Davis, CSU Chico, Sacramento State, University of the Pacific, CSU Stanislaus, Dominican University, UC Merced.
This Google form should only be completed by the juniors who are interested and can commit to the dates of at least one trip. This form (accessible to WHS 11th grade students) must be submitted by Friday, January 11.
Best attempts will be made to accommodate all WHS juniors who would like to attend, but because of numbers [unknown at this point], participation is not guaranteed.
These colleges are WUE, Western Undergraduate Exchange. They offer close to in-state tuition for California students with about a 3.2 GPA.
NORTHERN COLORADO UNIVERSITY
NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY (NAU)
UNIVERSITY of NEVADA--RENO (UNR)
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII--MANOA
This college is not WUE but has good financial perks for CA students.
(The scholarships for CA students are called Golden State scholarships.)
Web addresses for Common App and UC (both opened on August 1)
College Search Resources
In addition to Naviance's SuperMatch College Search, students are encouraged to consider:
Student-Athletes Interested in NCAA Division I and/or II Colleges