College Information & Resources

Please visit the Gunn College and Career Center

Recommended Recordings:

“New to Colleges in the US” November 18, 2020 event with Linda Kirsch, Gunn College Counselor:

Recommended Reading:

  • Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions by Jeffrey J.Selingo
  • College Admissions During COVID: How to Navigate the New Challenges in Admissions, Testing, Financial Aid, and More (College Admissions Guides) by Princeton Review (Please note that this book heavily promotes test prep.)
  • Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom by Robert Franek

Recommended Links:

  • Many colleges and universities have their own specific ways of calculating the GPA for admissions purposes. Here’s the University of California (UC) GPA calculator and the RogerHub calculator.
  • Titan Planning Guide
  • Naviance Student is a web-based service used by Gunn students to plan and explore college options. For more information on how to activate a Naviance account, or other information about college and career services at Gunn, visit the Gunn College and Career Center.
    • Gunn Counseling is excited to offer Naviance Test Prep—a valuable tool to help students prepare for the SAT and ACT exams. These test prep plans are free-of-charge to all Gunn students, and are a great resource to help with reaching post high school goals. You can also access an overview video at the following link – Naviance Test Prep. Please have your student see their counselor for more information!