College & Career Resources


CKM’s College and Career Center compiles and makes available a number of online resources to help students explore their future beyond high school.

General college information

UC and CSU admission requirements: High school course requirements for the state universities. Every CKM student has an account
Princeton Review: A wealth of college information
College Board: The SAT test plus testing and college preparation information
Federal Student Aid: A financial aid site for students, parents, and counselors
FinAid: Student aid resource site
The College Solution: A blog by Lynn O’Shaughnessy, an author, consultant and speaker who is a nationally recognized college expert.
Students Basics for Financial Literacy – Affording Tuition ( Discover why financial literacy is important for students.

College rankings

Top 100 National Universities: Compiled by U.S. News & World Report

Virtual tours Virtual campus tours of over 1,200 college campuses
CampusTours: A gateway to online campus tours

What are my chances at this school?

Get Your Chances of Admissions: Quantify your chances of getting into a specific college
College Chances: Predict your admission chances to 1,700 colleges and universities
Match, Reach and Safety Schools: Refine your list of school choices

Testing calendars

SAT Calendar: SAT test dates and registration deadlines
ACT Calendar: Current ACT test dates

About the different tests

PSAT: Preliminary SAT and the National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test
SAT: College admissions test accepted by nearly every college in the U.S.
SAT Subject Tests: Measures knowledge or skills in specific subject areas
ACT: Used for college admissions; an alternative to the SAT
AP: Information about Advanced Placement testing

Test prep resources

ACT Online Prep School Edition: Online registration and prep for ACT Fun ways to improve your vocabulary
Kaplan: Free online resources available for SAT, ACT and PSAT prep
Test Geek Free SAT Prep Guide (Updated for 2022)

Search for colleges

National Center for Education Statistics: Links and searches to colleges and universities
U.S. University Directory: Profiles of state universities and other colleges by state
Peterson’s: Find colleges by degree programs of interest

Two-year college resources

Community College Review: Profiles of community and junior colleges
American Association of Community Colleges: State-by-state information on community colleges
Los Rios Community College District: SCC, CRC, ARC, FLC
Become a Sierra College Student: Rocklin/Roseville
San Joaquin Delta College: Stockton