College Planning & Application Tools

The California Cradle-to-Career Data System is proud to partner with the California College Guidance Initiative (CCGI), which manages CaliforniaColleges.edu. CaliforniaColleges.edu is the State of California’s official college and career planning platform, as well as a crucial component of the C2C Data System tools for students, parents, and educators.

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College Planning and Application Tools

The California Cradle-to-Career Data System is a proud partner of CaliforniaColleges.edu, a statewide service that provides college planning and application tools.

For K-12 students, parents, educators, and school districts

The California Cradle-to-Career Data System will provide tools for students, educators, policymakers, researchers, and advocates. These tools are powered by students’ transcript data and help create smoother transitions to higher education by:

  • Streamlining the college and financial aid application process
  • Monitoring progress toward meeting “a-g” requirements
  • Providing higher education systems with data needed to inform admissions, first-year academic placement, guidance, and financial aid

Send College Transcripts

The California Cradle-to-Career Data System will leverage eTranscript California, an existing statewide electronic transcript exchange.

For students Send electronic transcripts when transferring to a different college in California

For colleges Send and receive information needed to help transfer students enroll

Dashboards With Answers to Common Questions

For community members, administrators and policymakers

Our data tools will start with easy-to-use visuals of key education outcomes for individuals from early childhood education through K-12, postsecondary education, and the workforce, such as:


Build your own table

For researchers and advocates

Along with the prepared visuals, users will be able to create their own data tables using 200 variables. For example, they could see if students are more likely to go to college based on:


Request Access to Data

For researchers

Along with the prepared visuals, users will be able to create their own data tables using 200 variables. For example, they could see if students are more likely to go to college based on:


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