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Need Help With College?

Middle and High School students can find support with:

  • Financial Aid

  • Admissions Deadlines

  • College Prep

  • Career Exploration

  • Test Prep

  • College Options

Receive Text Reminders and Resources


Step One - Choose Code

  • G2c2019 for College Freshmen

  • G2c2020 for 12th grade students

  • G2c2021 for 11th grade students

  • G2c2022 for 10th grade students

  • G2c2023 for 9th grade students

  • G2c2024 for 8th grade students

  • G2c2025 for 7th grade students

Step Two - Text Code to 515-55

*Standard texting fee may apply.

Increasing Awareness and Opportunities

We know education is important to determining future achievement. And, we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to have a quality education. So, our College Access Initiative (CAI) program, developed specialized text campaigns (both for middle and high schoolers) to provide urgent and ongoing information to students, school counselors, and parents via text. This innovative and easy-to-use system provides individualized updates based on the student's high school graduation year.

Creating a College and Career Culture

Our College Access Initiative focuses on increasing the number of students who graduate from high school and who are prepared to succeed in post-secondary education, including vocational training. The primary goal of the Initiative is to develop expertise and resources to enhance college access services and programs in Tulare County. The initiative strives to support students, parents, and schools to create a "college and career readiness culture," by providing ongoing influence, advocacy, evaluation and active guidance.

Students and Counselor Identify the Need

By surveying high school students and counselors in Tulare County, we found education gaps. The report contains the results of focus conversations, resource mapping, and the counselor professional development survey. Our ultimate goal is to eliminate these gaps so Tulare County students succeed.