College and Career Sites
Here's just a sampling of what you can find on the Internet! Every day there are new sites added! Keep track of them by bookmarking, so you can easily find the sites of interest to you.
- College Board
This site offers information on college applications, financial aid, SAT registration and career search.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov
- Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www./bls.gov/oco
- Mapping Your Future
On this career planning tour, you can find out how to choose a career and how to reach your career goal. You can also pick up useful tips on job hunting, resume writing, and job interviewing techniques. Feel free to leave the tour at any time to find out more about a subject just by clicking on the highlighted text.
- Princeton Review
This site is a great resource for: Test preparation and information; Choosing a college major; Matching a school to your major; How to "fund" a college experience and much more!! (We've received several parent reviews on this site as a "very helpful and informative" one)
- Assessments on the Web
A variety of interactive interest, personality, and entrepreneurship assessments.
- The Kiersy Temperament Sorter
The Kiersy Temperament Sorter allows an online personality assessment with immediate results and an explanation and examples related to the individual results. (Suggested for junior or seniors)
- My Future
The "My Future" site offers various post-secondary options, a "career toolbox" filled with job search skills, money management suggestions, and more!
- Ohio Board of Regents
Ohio two-year and four-year public and private colleges/universities are listed on this site. Each school's name has a link to the campus website. There is also a map showing the location of colleges/universities on a state map.
- College View
This is a free online search service which profiles 3,500+ colleges and universities, virtual tours, electronic applications, financial aid information and career planning tools.
- Historically Black Colleges
Educational On-Line's - Listing of Historically Black Colleges and Universities
- Common Application
The Common Application is the recommended form of 209 selective, independent
colleges and universities for admission to their undergraduate programs. Many of these institutions use the form exclusively. All give equal consideration to the Common Application and the college's own form.
- America's Job Bank
You can find national and state occupational information and trends in the job market. Find Ohio-specific job outlooks and college links.
- How Stuff Works
What fun! Loads of information about "How Stuff Works". The site includes several sections on careers, such as "How Airline Pilots Work" or "How Becoming a Doctor Works". Really interesting site to check out! The second link is a database of many archived topics!