First Year Forward

The MiraCosta College First Year Forward (FYF) program provides a seamless pathway for high school seniors to attend MiraCosta directly following graduation. FYF equips students with skills, knowledge, and resources to aid in their transition, thrive in their new academic environment, and plan for their post-college careers. Students in FYF receive guidance in defining educational and career goals, developing educational plans, and learning the tools to successfully navigate their first year. FYF provides dedicated academic counseling, support services, college and career courses, career planning assistance, peer mentoring, and co-curricular activities—all designed to ensure success in students’ first year at the college and beyond.