College Links

From the association that brings you the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and AP programs. This site guides you through the college search, offers SAT registration and prep online.

U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid online. Includes information on aid and online applications.

Information and practice tools on the ACT and SAT from the Princeton Review

A wealth of information for students and parents. Includes information on preparing for standardized tests, selecting a college, financing a college education, submitting the FAFSA, and other topics. From Sallie Mae, Inc. A few sections of this site, like the Scholarship Search, require you to log in or register.

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Real Work Matters

Find the right Trade or Vocational school for you! This site provides information on career technical education and non-traditional educational paths, with career resources and education options.

A selected list of links to sites that help with the college selection process, including guides to schools and sites on admissions, financial aid, and study abroad.

Planning to go to college? Most college students receive some form of financial aid. On this website, learn about student loans, scholarships, and tax benefits. The other sections of this site will help you make better decisions regarding the financing of your college career. The financial aid process can be intimidating, but knowledge is power!

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Thinking about earning an online degree? OnlineU is a higher education research company and digital resource database with information on how to choose and pay for the right remote college for you.

Career Links for College Students and Recent Grads

Get information about careers that might interest you based on your favorite subjects in school and more.

Find out about various careers in the arts, music, sports, science, technology, medicine, and engineering. This site includes quizzes to focus on aptitudes, games and puzzles to provide a glimpse of the jobs, and information about necessary education, typical salaries, and the nature of the work. From the Educational Development Center. For students ages 11-15.

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Links to sites offering information on careers. Find out what kind of education or training is required, what it is like for people currently working in a specific field, what you can earn, and more.

This site includes descriptions of different occupations, educational requirements, salaries, working conditions, and more.

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General Career Links for All Levels of Job Experience

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