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If you're thinking about going to college when you graduate from high school but aren't sure where to start, you've come to a great place.  Maybe you're the first in your family to go to college, or maybe you think you can't afford a college education, or you believe you might not be college material.  No matter what your circumstance, Westwood College is here to help you achieve your career goals.  

"I chose to attend Westwood straight out of high school because I don’t like wasting valuable time. Why spend the rest of the summer lying on the couch when you could be in class learning and expanding your horizons."

Roxana Aguilar, Anaheim Campus
Graduate of Business Administration:
Major in Marketing Management

Getting ready for college

There are many ways you can begin to prepare for college before you graduate from high school. Let us show you some things that can help you get ready for college.

Choosing the right college

The decision you make as a high school student in regards to what direction you will take after high school will have a profound impact on your life. Education is not a one-size-fits-all situation. So how do you find a place to learn what you need to do to get ready to go to college? We can help you sort it out.  Learn more about choosing a college.

Paying for college

A college degree is a smart investment from which you can reap a lot of future benefits. But, going to college and getting a degree requires preparation, planning, and financial sacrifice. We know that paying for college can be a big concern. We can help you understand all the sources of money available.1 Explore the ways you may be able to fund your dream.

Career opportunities for college graduates

There are many interesting career possibilities available to those who have a college degree, as well as benefits that can go with some of those options. Read more about in-demand jobs you might enjoy.

About Westwood College

Westwood College was founded in 1953 in Denver, Colorado and currently has 14 campuses across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois and Virginia, as well as an online campus.   We are dedicated to preparing students with the knowledge, skills and training needed for meaningful employment. Through education, we create opportunities, change lives and impact futures. Offering a variety of diploma, associate and bachelor's degree programs across our schools of healthcare, technology, design, business and justice, we have graduated nearly 30,000 students, with more than 6500 currently enrolled. 

We are passionate about student success, believing every individual has the potential to succeed at finding a better future. When you're ready to begin this journey, we can help guide you every step of the way.

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Education Pays

Getting a college degree is one of the best investments you can make in yourself. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers with an associate or bachelor's degree have higher median weekly earnings than those with just a high-school education.