• 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.