• College Access Plan (CAP) helps PUSD students and families navigate the college process, supporting them from middle school through college graduation. At CAP, there are no requirements for participation, no barriers to higher education, and no limits to what students can achieve.

    CAP serves students at all PUSD high schools and is currently offering free virtual drop-in college advising. For more information on CAP’s programs at your school, visit our website at https://collegeaccessplan.org/about/high-school-pc/ or email us at info@collegeaccessplan.org

    Our doors are always open for any student to:

    • Explore college majors and career pathways
    • Identify colleges that match their interests
    • Work on college applications
    • Submit financial aid applications (FAFSA and California Dream Act)
    • Identify scholarships
    • Write and review personal statements and scholarship essays
    • Create a community college educational plan
    • Activate college student portals
    • Navigate college enrollment
    • Compare financial aid awards
    • Apply for pre-college summer programs
    • Do anything college-related!
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  • College Access Plan is offering a 5-week workshop series for PUSD juniors to help them get a headstart in their college application process. This 5-week workshop, which runs from March 4 to April 1, will help students begin their college application process from a place of strength. It is open to all students and especially suited for first-generation and low-income students. Applications are due February 22, 2021.

  • A reminder that CAP will continue to offer their regular services for all students throughout the semester, with drop-in sessions on Mondays from 3-5pm and one-on-one appointments available between 2-5pm on Tue-Thurs.