Resources

RESOURCES

As a community organization committed to serving our youth, we aim to provide a wide variety of resources to help support our members and the community at large. Please check out the links below for information:

The College Board: Resource regarding signing up for the SATs and AP exams, as well as access to college planning

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our more than 1,300 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $120 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. We are proud to sponsor millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.

Virtual Tour: CampusTours builds video tours, photorealistic interactive campus maps, mobile walking tours and custom data-driven multimedia applications for education, non-profit and government clients worldwide.

FastWeb: Connected to scholarship opportunities, as well as provided advise into college life, and linked to jobs/internships

Resume Builder: Resume.com’s free resume builder is the best way to create a professional resume that will help you land your dream job, or at least get you one step closer to it. Our easy step-by-step process will guide you on how to build a resume using templates and key terms that are relevant to the job and industry.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with more than 500 million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. The mission of LinkedIn is simple: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful.

Monster: Monster is a global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people.

Cal State System Career Center Information: Find out more about the local career opportunities at your school

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-8255) – We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

For UC/CSU students – get connected to mental health services on your campus like counseling and emotional/mental health support:
– UC System
– CSU System

If you have any additional resources you would like to add or suggestions, please let us know at lakasmentorship@gmail.com

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