To prepare all students for tomorrow's challenges and opportunities

College & Career Websites

COLLEGE OR TRADE SCHOOL: SEARCH & INITIAL RESEARCH

Search - Enter criteria you want and receive schools suggested for you

Initial Research – Check out SAT/ACT scores, tuition, requirements, etc.

·         Niche (formerly College Prowler)                 

·         Collegeboard

COLLEGE OR TRADE SCHOOL: INTENSE RESEARCH & APPLICATION PROCESS

·         Individual College/Trade School Websites – This is your ultimate destination where you can compare programs, learn how to visit, go on a virtual tour, check out the college catalog and begin the application process. 

·         Commonapp – The Common Application is where you can complete one application and apply to over 500 schools.

TESTING

·         Collegeboard - SAT Testing   

·         ACT - ACT Testing

·         ASVAB - Military Testing

·         March2Success - prepare for the ASVAB

·         Fairtest - list of colleges who are test optional    

COLLEGE MAJORS & RANKINGS

·         Collegemajors            

·         US News - best colleges, best engineering schools, 100 best jobs, etc.

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

·         Fastweb - set up an account and receive periodic emails about scholarships you may be eligible for

·         Finaid

·         FAFSA 

·         Fafsa4caster - predict grant money   

·         Raise.me - micro scholarship search

MILITARY

·         Todaysmilitary

CAREER RESEARCH

·         Bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook: career profiles including salary, demand, etc.

·         Whatcareerisrightforme

·         123Test

·         Salary - compare salaries for different careers based on location

·         Quintcareers - Thousands of articles on careers for high school and college students

·         Google - How to write a great college essay, how to ace a college interview, is an Ivy League education worth it, advantages of attending a community college, how many times should I take the SAT, how to earn a better ASVAB score, trade careers with big salaries, etc.

 

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