After High School Resources

After High School Resources

Information - The best site for college searches and the application process - Also information about internships, fellowships, and military and government links

College Links - Links to most university web sites. - Website for the book Colleges That Change Lives - Arkansas colleges and financial aid. - Texas colleges and financial aid - Virtual tours for many campuses plus links to their websites

College Applications - The Common Application on line

Entrance Exams / AP Exams - SAT registration and information, AP Information, Use college search for mid- SAT ranges and AP scores accepted. - ACT registration and information - Free on-line SAT & ACT test preparation - SAT & ACT study materials

Other - College rankings, select the Education button - College newspapers links - Athletes must register here to be recruited - Listing of college fairs, college space availability, many resources in "for students" tab - Many examples of good college entrance essays


FINANCIAL AID - Scholarship search engine - Scholarship search engine, good at smaller ones, great tips on applying for scholarships - Scholarship search engine, can do keyword searches for specific interests - Scholarship listings by ethnicity and other categories - Listing of minority scholarships - Excellent site answering questions about financial aid - Get your PIN (student and parent) to fill out the FAFSA online - FAFSA online, basis for all federal financial aid - Information about US Government funds for college - Scholarship search engine for Ark., tips for writing a scholarship essay - Arkansas Student Loan Authority site, information about funds for Arkansas students

JOBS/CAREERS - Search engine for job training and degree programs - Occupational Outlook Handbook online, information about what workers do on the job,
working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job - Apprenticeship programs in Arkansas - Occupations/Careers, job outlook, estimated earnings, required education - Career exploration: comprehensive information on skills, abilities, knowledge,
work activities and interests associated with occupations. - Nationwide database containing almost 1.5 million jobs
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