For a comprehensive web site with college and career information go to https://jobseeker.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/
The federal government has released a chart of colleges and universities that allows you to compare graduation rates, cost and other statistics. https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/
College search and career information: this web site has some unique features for college search information. http://www.cappex.com/ Try it out!
College Week Live http://www.collegeweeklive.com/
More and more, we are finding that this site offers current information and access to colleges and universities all on one site. It’s free, it’s easy to navigate.
Interactive AND a favorite:
Peterson’s Student Edge is a great web site with excellent resources at your fingertips. Logon on at mystudentedge.com Your Access Code is LLUQYCPL. And for users only – there is a scholarship opportunity available. Try it out!
This ACT website has valuable information and tools for parents of high school students. Check it out:
USING YOUR COMPUTER TO FIND INFORMATION
These are a few of the web sites that are available to help with your career/college decision making.
New: http://www.schoolsoup.com/ –
- www.financialaidtips.org – Recommended by past and present RHS students for helpful information
- www.finaid.org – A complete guide to financial aid.
- www.studentaid.ed.gov – Federal Department of Education (includes financial aid and FAFSA information).
- www.fafsa.ed.gov – An online application for federal student aid.
- www.pin.ed.gov – Apply for your FAFSA pin number now.
- http://www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/PPI/HOPE/index.html – Tax Information and Hope Scholarship Information.
- www.fastweb.com – Scholarship search information.
- www.collegeboard.org – College search & scholarship information.
- www.collegeaid.net – Assists students in finding money for college.
- www.finaid.org – Financial aid information.
- www.nasfaa.org – National Assoc of Financial Aid Administrators.
- www.oasfaa.org – Ohio Assoc of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
- www.collegeispossible.org – Financial aid from the American Council on Education.
- www.studentaid.ed.gov – Department of Education info on Federal Student Aid.
- www.estudentloan.com – Online application and search engine for loans.
- www.absolutelyscholarships.com – Scholarship info generated from the above site.
- www.collegeispossible.org – Helps students choose a college, prepare and pay for it.
- www.collegequest.com – Peterson’s provides in-depth college information.
- www.kaplan.com – Provides college and career counseling.
- www.usnews.com – Includes college admission advice, free SAT test-prep and link to nearly 1,000 colleges.
- www.aicuo.edu – Represents Ohio’s 50 private colleges. Financial aid, admission, etc.
- www.campustours.com – Virtual college tours. Photos, videos, web cams.
- www.ecampustours.com – Tours, campus life, college search information.
- www.wiredscholar.com – Information on researching, selecting, paying for college.
- www.petersons.com – College search materials, test preparation, financial aid.
- www.collegenet.com – College search information.
- www.regents.state.oh.us – Link to information about Ohio schools, and Ohio higher education.
- www.oacrao.ohiou.edu – Ohio Assoc of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions.
- www.oacac.org – Ohio Assoc for College Admission Counseling.
- www.collegeapps.about.com/blus.htm – All American colleges and universities.
- www.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool – National Center for Education Statistics full of information.
- www.MyMajors.com – Assistance with focusing on educational goals.
- www.allaboutcollege.com – Links to college web sites.
- www.scholasticregistry.com – Submit your profile to college recruiters for review.
- www.getintocollege.com – Get help with your essays and interviews.
- www.ets.org – Testing tips and information.
- www.act.org – Information on the ACT test.
- www.collegeboard.org – SAT, college search & scholarship information.
- www.mapping-your-future.org – Career Planning Site.
- www.monster.com – Career Counseling, Resume writing.
- www.armedforcescareers.com – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard Recruitment.