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Helpful Links for College/ Career Planning

  • Industry Sectors

     

    Learn more about California's industry sectors.
     
  • ACT Student

     

    Register for the ACTs on this site.  Get testing tips and plan your college experience.
     
  • America's Career InfoNet

     

    Check out this site for wages and trends, what it takes, state information, career tools and resources.
     
  • CalGrants.org

     

    Contains information on Cal Grant and how to apply for one.  Useful website to use along with FAFSA.
     
  • California Career Resource Network

     

    Career resources for California residents.
     
  • California Career Zone

     

    Register for an account with California CareerZone to customize your career exploration.

     
  • California Colleges.edu

     

    This site is California's free and official  site for college and career planning.  Open your free account today and get information on more than 200 colleges (public and private) in California.
     
  • California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Website

     

    Get information on California's Community Colleges on this website. 
     
  • California Occupational Guides

     

    Students can enter a job and obtain a job description, job outlook, wages, and qualification requirements.  Site includes information on local job availability.
     
  • California Reality Check

     

    Find out how much money you will need for your future.  Take the reality check assessment today!
     
  • College Answer

     

    Very cool site that provides a lot of information regarding about all things about college. 
     
  • College Board

     

    Register for the SATs on this site and get information on college planning.  This is an extremely helpful site.  This is a "must add" to your "Favorites"--bookmark it!
     
  • College Navigator

     

    Find the right college for you! This site provides information on over 7,000 post-secondary institutions in the United States.
     
  • College Parents of America

     

    Attention Parents!!! This site is for you!  Learn the college lingo and process.  This site is very helpful for high school parents.
     
  • Common Application

     

    Easy site to access information on how to fill out common college applications.
     
  • CSU Early Assessment Program

     

    The Early Assessment Program (EAP) is a collaborative effort among the State Board of Education (SBE), the California Department of Education (CDE) and the California State University (CSU). The program was established to provide opportunities for students to measure their readiness for college-level English and mathematics in their junior year of high school, and to facilitate opportunities for them to improve their skills during their senior year.

     
  • CSU Mentor

     

    Apply for any California State University on this site.
     
  • EdFund.org

     

    Provides information about money management and student loans for college.
     
  • FAFSA

     

    Students fill out FAFSA application and apply for federal grants, loans, etc. Make sure to open your account on FAFSA website and print out all your documents before submitting the application.  Application opens on January 1st and the deadline is March 2, 2012.
     
  • Fastweb

     

    Over 1.5 million scholarships available.   Open your account and see how many scholarships you qualify for! It's free and easy to join.
     
  • FinAid

     

    One stop shop for all things regarding financial aid.
     
  • Jobs in certain majors...

    Ever wonder: "What jobs could I get if I majored in...?" Now you may find out by using this website.  It provides good information on various careers in different majors.

     
  • Kaplan

     

    Good test prep information for PSAT, SAT, and ACT.
     
  • Know How 2 Go

     

    Why go to college?  Find out the reasons to go from this cool website.
     
  • My Future

     

    Military and college planning site.
     
  • National Association for College Administration Counseling

    The NACAC is an organization of more than 11,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.

     
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Eligibility Center

     

    Student Athletes: Find out the NCAA requirements and register!
     
  • NHS College and Career Center Facebook Page

     

    Join the official NHS College and Career Center's Facebook page and get updated on the latest scholarship information and college presentations.
     
  • Number 2

     

    Great site for SAT and ACT practice questions, and get the "Word of the Day."
     
  • O*Net Online

     

    O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
     
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

     

    Brought to you by the United States Department of Labor--Bureau of Labor Statisitics.
     
  • Off To College

     

    Useful website for smart and helpful college planning guides and tips. A must see!
     
  • Petersons

     

    Helpful college planning guide broken down by grade.
     
  • Princeton Review

     

    Information on SAT and ACT test preperation and college information.
     
  • Salary

     

    How much money does a bee keeper make?  Find out from this site and learn how much other people make in your area.  It's also a good site for resume tips. 
     
  • Scholar Share

     

    Information on "college savings accounts."
     
  • School Finder

     

    Broad site on scholarships, loans, and career information.
     
  • Schoolsoup

     

    Providing students with over $32 billion in scholarship awards.  Open your profile. It's free to join.
     
  • Selective Service System (Males Only)

     

    Guys! Don't forget to register for the Selective Services, a month before or after your 18th birthday.  It's the law!