• SURF THE WEB TO FIND INFORMATION ON COLLEGES, SCHOLARSHIPS, FINANCIAL AID AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIEScomputer
     
    If you are struggling with any personal issues and want a great resource go to www.reachout.com

      (don’t forget you can always talk to someone in Guidance)

     

    PhillyGoes2College.com – Great website for students and parents with terrific resources for college, scholarships and financial aid

     

    Collegeweeklive.com – This is a tremendous website that has on line college fairs. You can chat with representatives from different colleges or just explore.

     

     

    GENERAL COLLEGE AND CAREER INFORMATION

     

    EducationPlanner.org - EducationPlanner is your one-stop career and college planning site. We have the information you need to research careers, choose a postsecondary school, apply on-line, and find ways to finance your education. www.educationplanner.org

     

    National Association for College Admission Counseling - Search for college fairs in your area. Also has a college search and other resources for students. www.nacac.com

    Two Year Colleges and Career Schools

      Community Colleges - Find community colleges by state. www.utexas.edu/world/comcol/state/

      U.S. Two Year Colleges – list of colleges by state. http://cset.sp.utoledo.edu/twoyrcol.html

     Culinary Schools.com - a listing of top cooking and restaurant management schools in the United States and around the world. cookingschools.com

     Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators – The guide to Pennsylvania’s Postsecondary Career Schools. www.papsa.org

     

    SAT/ACT PREP

     

    College Board – Plan for college, find a college, find out how to pay for college. This site is the home to the SAT test. You can get the dates for the SAT test and the deadlines as well as register on line. There are also practice questions to help you prepare. www.collegeboard.com

     ACT is one of the most widely accepted college entrance exams and an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development. www.actstudent.org

     3 great sites to help prep for SAT or ACT

     www.ineedapencil.com   www.proprofs.com    www.number2.com

      

    SCHOLARSHIPS

     

    Weekly Scholarship Alert – receive 1 – 5 scholarship notices each week so you don’t get overwhelmed. There is no charge for this gentle reminder to find college money. www.weeklyscholarshipalert.com

     Zinch.com – register on line and set up a profile that can be sent to colleges.  Colleges also look at this site to recruit students.  Scholarship and college searches and more. I am registered so you can invite me to view and proofread your profile!  www.zinch.com

     FastWEB – Search for scholarships or get email reminders when scholarship deadlines are approaching. www.fastweb.com

     

    Don’t forget you can always Google to find additional resources!

    Financial Aid

      

    Federal Student Financial Aid – This is the official home page for the Federal Student Aid programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education. www.studentaid.ed.gov

     FinAid – The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid. Free comprehensive resource for financial aid info on the web. Scholarship search, Financial aid calculators, military aid information and much more. www.finaid.com

     Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Apply on line for financial aid. The only application you need to fill out for government aid. www.fafsa.gov

     Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency - Information about grants and scholarships for students with financial need as well as on line planning tools. www.pheaa.org

     

    CAREER RESOURCES

     

    America's Job Bank – Thousands of new jobs are posted daily by employers searching for someone like you. Also information on wages and trends, career exploration and relocation. www.ajb.dni.us   Also check  www.cwds.state.pa.us   – it is part of the job bank but has more information for PA residents.

     CareerBuilder – Not only can you search for a job but this site also has tips on interviewing and writing a resume. www.careerbuilder.com

     CareerWEB – Listing of career opportunities as well as career advice and job hunting tips. www.Employmentguide.com

     Philadelphia Apprentice Coordinators Association - The members of the Pennsylvania Apprentice Coordinators Association have provided this information to help you decide if you have the aptitude and ability to train for a career in the construction industry. www.apprentice.org

     

    ATHLETES

     

     

    NCAA Clearinghouse – Guide for the college bound student athlete. Information on eligibility requirements and registration process for students interested in Division I and II sports. www.ncaaclearinghouse.org

     

    Berecruited.com - Join the largest and most successful online network connecting high school athletes and college coaches.  

     

     FOR ADDITIONAL SITES

    GOOGLE  
    WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR!