Other Online Resources

Other Online Resources
 
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Career Search
Learn more about yourself, or search for high-demand occupations and schools that offer training in those areas.

WOIS - Career Information System
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Lists hundreds of different types of jobs
Bureau of Labor and Statistics Career Guide
- link favorite school subject to career
The Princeton Review Career Test
The Vocational Information Center


College Testing
Get information about the SAT or ACT college admission tests and find great test preparation resources.


College Board
- The SAT test plus all sorts of testing and college prep information
ACT - The ACT test and other resources
PSAT - Preliminary SAT
PLAN test -Preliminary ACT

Testing Calendars
The SAT Calendar - Select Code Search, Search By Test Centers (WA)
The ACT Calendar - Select Test Centers (U.S./Canada), Search By State (WA)

Test Prep Resources
I Need A Pencil - Free SAT prep
http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-practice-test  - College Board's full practice test

http://www.domesatreview.com - SAT prep study guides, vocabulary drills & practice tests

https://march2success.com/index.cfm - March 2 Success is a collaboration of the US Army and Peterson's Guides

http://www.proprofs.com/sat - ProProfs: Build and Test Knowledge

http://www.quizlet.com - Quizlet is an SAT prep site

http://www.studyguidezone.com - Focuses on improving standardized test scores

 

Earning College Credit In High School
Advanced Placement (AP) tests - information about AP testing
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) - about the CLEP program


College Search
Learn more about how to find a college that's right for you.


Search for Colleges

Check Out A College - Two and four year colleges in Washington State
The Princeton Review - All sorts of college information
National Center for Education Statistics - Llinks/searches to colleges and universities
Online Education in Washington - A guide to online education/degree information for schools in Washington
Online Education and College Degrees - Online education/degree information

Ready Set Grad - A website that is specfic to Washington students preparing for college
Peterson's College Search - Find colleges by degree programs of interest

Two Year College Resources
Community College Review - Profiles of community and junior colleges
Axia College - Online education offering associate degrees
League for Innovation in Community Colleges - Int'l consortium of comm. colleges
American Assoc. of Community Colleges

College Rankings

Top 100 National Universities - US News & World Report
College and University Rankings - a list of different ranking sites

Virtual Tours
http://www.ecampustours.com/ - virtual campus tours
http://www.campustours.com/
http://www.campusview.com/ - collection of on line view books
http://www.collegiatechoice.com/ - non promotional videos of colleges

What are my Chances at This School?
http://www.go4college.com/
www.collegedata.com/cs/promo/promo_calcodds_tmpl.jhtml
www.princetonreview.com/college/research/articles/find/MatchReachSafety.asp

Online Education
AIU Online - Career-relevant degrees
Capella University - Degree programs listed by professional focus
Kaplan University - Includes financial aid info
University of Phoenix - Includes links to all campus locations
Westwood College - Technical program available


Health & Safety

Get information about affordable student health insurance, getting physically fit, and staying mentally healthy.


Washington Connection - public services for families
Centers for Disease Control - Learn how to enjoy college the safe and healthy way!
Gyms and Fitness Clubs - Gym and health club directory, stay fit and healthy
Healthy Minds - American Psychiatric Association - great mental health resources
Affordable Health Insurance - Student health insurance quotes and plans


Military

Learn more about careers in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines & Navy.


http://www.todaysmilitary.com/
- Military (general)
http://www.army.mil/ - Army
http://www.navy.mil/ - Navy
http://www.uscg.mil/USCG.shtm - Coast Guard
http://www.marines.com/ - Marines
http://www.af.mil/ - Air Force


Minority Students

Find online resources especially for you!

http://www.aimd.org/ - American Institute for Managing Diversity
www.finaid.org/otheraid/minority.phtml
- Minority aid site
Office of English Language Acquisition - US Department of Education
qemnetwork.qem.org - Quality Education for Minorities
http://www.gmsp.org/ - Gates Millennium Scholars Fund
http://www.hillel.org/ - Jewish Resource for Colleges

Black Americans
http://www.uncf.org/
- United Negro College Fund
http://www.ubp.com/ - Universal Black Pages
http://www.black-collegian.com/ - The Black Collegian
http://www.blackexcel.org/ - Black Excel: The College Help Network
http://www.jbhe.com/ - Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Hispanic Americans
http://www.yesican.gov/ - Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
http://www.educacionsuperior.org/ - Education Planning (in Spanish)
http://www.hsf.net/
- Hispanic Scholarships
http://www.hacu.net/ - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
http://www.hispanicfund.org/ - Hispanic resource for college aid
http://www.chciyouth.org/ - English/Spanish info on planning - free publications
http://www.semy.org - Clearinghouse of information for Migrant Youth in WA State

Native Americans
collegefund.org - American Indian College Fund
http://www.aihec.org/ - American Indian Higher Education Consortium
www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/education.html - Tribal Colleges/Native Studies

Students with Disabilities

Find online resources especially for you!


http://www.ahead.org/
- Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
http://www.add.org/ - Attention Deficit Disorder Association
http://www.chadd.org/ - Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
http://www.ldanatl.org/ - Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
http://www.ldresources.com/ - Learning Disability Resources
http://www.ncld.org/ - National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.fcsn.org/ - Federation for Children with Special Needs
http://www.ldonline.org/ - Learning Disabilities Online
http://www.nifl.gov/ - National Adult Literacy & Learning Disabilities Center


Miscellaneous
Can't find what you're looking for?


Students.gov
- Student gateway to the US Government
Selective Service - Register for selective service (required for US males, age 18-26)
Social Security Administration - Official government website

Reading Lists for Students
Young Adult Library Services - Outstanding books for the college bound
College Board - 101 great books for the college bound readers

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