Links to Relevant Websites

Although not comprehensive, the following is a list of websites that give valuable information for those interested in College Selection, Career Selection, Financial aid and Jobs.  There are many more resources available on the Internet.  We welcome your feedback on these sites as well as any others you may think should be added to this list.

COLLEGE SELECTION

College Prowler Online  College guides by students for students  (Excellent  Resource!!)

Princeton Review  Interactive decision making in finding the right school

The College Board  College Search, SAT registration and more

Peterson's Education Supersite  Includes chat with other students about the selection process

Common Application  Apply Online or download forms

College View*  Over 3,800 college profiles including search program, links to virtual tours, audio clips, and more

CollegeData.com*  More information and tools to aid in college planning

ECampus Tours*  Allows prospective college students to "virtually" tour hundreds of campuses

Colleges that Change Lives  The forty schools discussed in Loren Pope's book  

College Confidential  Many articles and third party opinions about college admissions, rankings, and financing  

Study Abroad  Research which Study Abroad programs are available through which colleges

NCAA Clearinghouse  Information for college-bound athletes who want to play at Division I or II schools

New England Board of Higher Education Information on reduced tuition at New England regional schools

Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System Research data on colleges nationwide

*  Sites previously  having the NACAC (National Association of College Admissions Counselors) Seal of Approval

 

PAYING FOR COLLEGE

Free Application for Federal Student Aid  Fill out your FAFSA on line  

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation  Tap all the resources of the state lending institution

CSS Profile  Required by some colleges

FastWeb.com  Search more than 600,000 scholarship opportunities

Scholarships.com  Another free scholarship search site

StudentScholarships.org And another scholarship search site

College Board Financial Aid Page  Answers to questions about funding a college education

Student Smart Guide to Financial Aid  Information about financial aid for students, parents, and educators

Department of Education - Financial Aid for Students

 

CAREER AWARENESS

Monster Career Resources  Large, complex site with numerous self-assessment resources

The Riley Guide  Directory of career resources and job listings

Occupational Outlook Handbook

O-Net


MILITARY

United States Air Force

United States Army

United States Army National Guard

United States Marine Corps

United States Navy

United States Coast Guard


TRADE SCHOOL LINKS

www.tradeschools.com www.trade-schools.net

www.careeradvantage.org


CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL

The American School (inclusion of this link does not necessarily endorse this program)


JOB SEARCH

Vermont Department of Employment and Training

Jobs in Vermont

Monster Career Resource

Career Jet

 

  

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