College and Career Websites

Places to start

Peterson’s Colleges (overview of college app process, links to college search)

Peterson’s 3 Step College Match (Use question/answer to narrow down colleges matching your profile)

College Board Big Future — overview of college searching by AP’s College Board

College Board College Comparison tool — use this to “compare” colleges of your choice

GoodCall — over 100 pages of scholarships to look at, see if you qualify, and apply for.

Princeton Review — Find your College tool — find by location, majors offered, etc.

BigFuture College and Career Match – pick degree of interest and find matching schools

U.S. News Best College Rankings —  Search by state, size, tuition, etc.

Other helpful sites

Colleges That Change Lives — collection of small liberal arts colleges recommended by the book of the same name.   Focus on teaching and small classes.

Career Sites

Bureau of Labor Statistics Career Exploration — categories of jobs w/salary info

Princeton Review Career For You

Career OneStop — information about technical jobs and training opportunities

O*Net Online — detailed description of job duties in various careers

My Plan.com  — Career exploration site with keyword searching

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