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Outside Resources

This page provides links to additional resources outside of HHS that you will find useful.  If there is other information you would like to see posted please send an email to Ms. Perkins.

College Resources

Preparing for College - pamphlet from Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski

Self-assessment - complete this form to provide for teachers/counselors you are asking to write a letter of recommendation College Admissions Guide - information and tips related to college admissions

College Admissions Partners - Check out all the information on college admissions and applications under Resources! - Create an account to search for scholarships and colleges.  Receive email alerts when new scholarships are available!

Plexuss - Search for colleges, connect with colleges, have colleges recruit you. - comprehensive and informative resource that ranks each university in America by size, degrees offered, tuition costs, admission rates, graduation rates, and retention rates

8 Ways to Choose the Right College - article on choosing the right college for YOU

Financial Aid Resources

Article on finding outside scholarships:

Scholarships for minority students: 

Scholarships for undocumented students:

East Bay Consortium Scholarship Directory:

Essay topics likely to win money:


See the Financial Aid page for additional resources and scholarship listings.

Career Resources


College Articles and Videos

They Loved Your G.P.A Then They Saw Your Tweets - How your posts on social media could affect your college admissions

Why Focusing Too Narrowly in College Could Backfire - Gain practical skills and broad knowledge to be ready for the job market after college

The Best College Essay Ever - Artcle from The College WhispererTM on writing your college application essay

College application process - YouTube PowerPoint presentations by Learn for Life LLC



Ms. Chavonna Perkins

College & Career Tech

(510) 723-3170 x61262

Ms. Perkins is here Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:00pm