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Preparing for College: High School

Choose your grade to learn more about how to prepare for the CSU:

Go to “How to Get to Cal State”

Calculate Your Eligibility Index

Your Eligibility Index -- part of the admission process to the CSU -- is calculated usi​ng a combination of your grade point average (GPA) and your ACT/SAT score.

Get Your Score

Academic Planner​​

Create an account at CaliforniaColleges.edu to track your high school classes and then transfer your planner to your CSU application.​

Go to the Academic Pla​nner

Prepare for College Math Classes

The CSU Math Success site is part of the Early Start Program and will help sharpen your math skills.

Go to CSU Math Success

Prepare for College English Classes

If you're not ready yet for college-level English classes, go to the CSU English Success site to learn about how you can prepare.

Go to CSU English Success​​​