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New Skills Assessment will Provide Students with Career Matches

June 23, 2023

Beginning in June of 2023, there will be a new tab in My Career Plan called Top Careers. Top Careers will display a curated list of a student’s top 20 careers based on their most recent results from Interest Profiler, Skills, and Work Values career assessments.

New Skills Assessment will Provide Students with Career Matches

February 8, 2023

Career assessments to help students discover their strengths and interests, learn how they connect to fulfilling careers, and understand the steps they’ll need to realize their goals. As part of our continual efforts to improve the student user experience on, we have added a new career assessment for high school students called Skills. Skills will provide career matches based on a student’s skills.
Current assessments focus on interests, values, and other traits, but not skills. This fills a gap in students’ career exploration on

Announcing the ‘Financial Aid for All’ Website to Improve Awareness, Application Completion

October 3, 2022

The California College Guidance Initiative (CCGI) is pleased to announce a new website aimed at providing California school districts with resources to improve financial aid awareness and application completion.

Our Career Assessments Just Got Even Better

August 29, 2022

We are excited to announce some new features that will improve the Career Assessments and overall user experience on

2022 CSAC Integration Enhancements

August 23, 2022

The goal of is to streamline the college application process so that more students across the state are empowered to pursue higher education. We do this by ensuring that the educational systems serving students are able to successfully share data with one another through To accomplish this, we collaborate with educational institutions across the state, including the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC).