College and Career Overview

Aloha and welcome to the College and Career webpage. We hope that the following information will be helpful during the college search and application process. 

Students and parents are welcome to visit the College and Career office for additional resource materials, including scholarship and financial aid information during office hours or by appointment.


College and Career Program 

Parent Guide 2013-2014 - .pdf


College Acceptances of ULS Graduates

Click here to view full Accepted Colleges List for graduates from 2009-2012


Opportunities, Scholarships and Resources

List of Opportunities Spring 2014 - pdf

List of Opportunities Fall 2013 - .pdf

College and Career Resources - .pdf

Contact Information

Ivee Cruz

College and Career Counselor

UHS-3 Room 115

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Phone: (808) 956-7805

Fax: (808) 956-7260

Transcript Request Form (pdf)

ULS School Profile (pdf)

College and Career Resources

The following list of websites provides helpful information related to the college admissions process. Students and parents are encouraged to refer to the links to assist in preparing for post-high school plans and to take advantage of the many opportunities available related to college and career. Check this site for updated information regarding upcoming events, scholarships, internships, and programs.


To browse quickly to specific areas of this page, use these quick links:


Application Services

Hawaii Resources

Standardized Testing

Financial Aid

Student Athletes


College and Career Planning

StudentEdge www.studentedge.com

College and career planning resource that offers tools to help students search for colleges and scholarships, prepare for exams, and explore career interests.

Education Planner www.educationplanner.org

Students can utilize the “My Planner” section to store the results of the career, college, and scholarship searches they conduct in the site.

College Answer www.collegeanswer.com

College Answer walks students and parents through the process of planning and paying for college.

Careers and Colleges careersandcolleges.com

College, scholarship, and career search site on the web that provides tools for college-bound and current college students to assist in college planning.

College Navigator www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Students can evaluate and compare institutions’ prices, financial aid, enrollment fees and academic disciplines.

College View www.CollegeView.com

Find scholarships, financial aid, career and minority information and more. View profiles of thousands of colleges and universities.

College Data www.collegedata.com

Online college advisory service with tools for students and parents to choose, prepare, apply and pay for college.

Campus Tours www.CampusTours.com

Virtual Campus Tours, College Videos, and Interactive University Maps.


Application Services

Common Application www.commonapp.org

The Common Application serves students and member institutions by providing an admission application that students may submit to any of the 400+ members.

CSU Mentor www.csumentor.org

The California State University (comprised of 23 campuses) system application that assists students in selecting the appropriate campus, planning for college and finance aid, and applying for admission.


Hawaii Resources

University of Hawai’i – Financial Aid www.hawaii.edu/finaid

Information about financial aid awards funded by the U.S. Government, the State of Hawaii, corporate entities and private agencies.

University of Hawai’i – Scholarships www.hawaii.edu/finaid/scholarships

The University of Hawaii at Manoa offers a variety of scholarships. University Scholarships are awarded through Financial Aid Services.

Hawai'i Community Foundation http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

Online portal for students from Hawaii to apply for scholarships. HCF is a public, statewide, charitable services and grant making organization supported by donor contributions for the benefit of Hawai‘i's people.

Hawaii Mentor www.hawaiimentor.com

A student services website representing the colleges and universities of Hawaii that serves as an online resource to help students and their families select a college, apply for admission, and plan to finance higher education.

GEAR UP Hawai’i http://gearup.hawaii.edu

GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a federal program to significantly increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

The eMedical Assistants http://theemedicalassistants.com/

An informational website geared towards students interesting in being a medical assistant. Provides tips on resume building, common interview questions, externships, as well as a small database of medical assistants schools by state. Scholarship information available as well.

Student Debt Relief http://www.studentdebtrelief.us/

Information about different student loan options including a large database of helpful resources and tips on college planning and saving for college.


Standardized Testing

College Board www.collegeboard.org

Information about the SAT, Subject Tests, CSS Profile, college search and planning resources that include comparing colleges, major and career profiles.

ACT www.act.org

Information includes test preparation, college planning, financial aid, career planning, ACT registration, request to send scores and conduct college searches.

Number 2 www.number2.com

Information includes free online test preparation courses for the SAT and ACT. Students may access tutorials, practice sessions and vocabulary builder.


Financial Aid

FAFSA www.fafsa.ed.gov

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the free federal form required by almost all colleges to qualify for financial assistance.

Federal Student Aid PIN www.pin.ed.gov

A government PIN is required to access and complete the FAFSA online.

FAFSA4caster www.FederalStudentAid.ed.gov

Provides free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance. The FAFSA4caster is a Financial Aid Forecaster that helps students and families assess their eligibility for college financial aid.

Fin Aid www.finaid.org

Broad overview of everything related to financial aid: loans, scholarships, grants, savings, military, calculators, and other aid related information.

FastWeb www.fastweb.com

Comprehensive search engine for scholarships of all types and materials about the financial aid process. Students can search scholarships, colleges, financial aid, jobs, military, and information related to student life.

Nelnet www.nelnet.com

Education and financial aid website that includes college and career planning and financing your education.

Sallie Mae www.salliemae.com

Tips on managing student loans and financial aid. Information about how to save, plan and pay for a college education.


Student Athletes

NCAA www.ncaa.org

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is the largest collegiate athletic organization in the nation with a purpose to protect student-athletes.

NCAA Eligibility Center www.eligibilitycenter.org

The Eligibility Center site is a resource for tools and information for potential college athletes.

NAIA www.naia.org

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ purpose is to promote the education and development of students through intercollegiate athletics.

College Student Athletes www.collegestudentathletes.com

For high school athletes interested in sports and academics. Match academic, athletic and extracurricular needs to find the schools that are the best fit.

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