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Career Assessment Information
Career One Stop
Explore Careers and take self assessments

Learn How to Become Basic job advice pages: get-hired toolkit, and many guides that explain the educational paths to get credentials or experience needed to succeed in various fields.
College Admission Testing
ACT website
Registration site for ACT

AP Credit Policies
AP Exam Credit Policies for Colleges and Universities in the US

Dome SAT
Test prep

Fairtest.org
Lists test-optional colleges and universities


Test Prep for ACT/SAT
Practice test questions for standardized tests

The College Board
Registration site for SAT

Toefl website
For students who speak English as a second language
 
 Varsity Tutors                 Free Practice site for ACT
 
Varsity Tutors                  Free Practice site for SAT
 
 
Shmoop Test Prep       
                                        College Readiness (SAT, ACT, PSAT, SAT Subject Tests) and all Advanced                                          Placement Exams. Also, videos and essay labs!
                                        Magic Word: INSULIZE
                                       Student Library Card: TEENCROSSINGS
College Planning
 
 
 
 Affordable online colleges
 
 
 
Directory of online colleges

Big Future College Board
College search and college planning website

Campus Tours
College search website

Chabad on Campus
National site for Chabad-Lubavitch Student Centers

College Bound
College planning website: Access code: cbnews05 Password: cb2526

College Center
Minority opportunities/college search website


College Data
College admission and scholarship information

College Net
College search website

College Planning and Scholarships
Information on planning for college and seeking scholarship opportunities.

College Quest
College search website

College View
Virtual tours, online applications, links to colleges

Common Application Website
Be sure to see the Download Forms tab on this website for the Teacher/Counselor Forms you are required to submit.

Common Black College Application
Allows students to apply to all/any of the 31 member institutions


Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Listing of historically black colleges and universities

In Like Me
Comprehensive site for college planning.

Ohio Means Success
The website was designed and intended to be the one-stop site for Ohioans for college access information. The site has a number of individualized interactive, search, and on-going communication components. In particular, a registered user can have long-term planning, guidance, and communication as she/he pursues college entrance.

Online Schools
Listing of colleges that offer online courses and programs.

Petersons
College search website

Princeton Review
Offers the Counselor-O-Matic for a search of colleges - great tool to start the search process

The Plain Dealer College Guide
Online college guide with a wide range of info from college selection to surviving life on campus.

Undergrad Zone
College Planning Tips and Test Prep


What Can I Do With This Major?
Connects college majors with many different occupations


YOUniversitytv
GREAT site for virtual tours - also has college match survey
 
 
 
College Student Internships & Employment   Practical Help to Find, Choose and Make the Most of                                                                    College Internships
 
 
Navigating the College and Career Fair         Students looking to learn more about career fairs, the                                                                                   benefits they offer and how to stand out among the crowd.
Enrichment Opportunities
Peterson's Listing of Summer Programs
A website to search for summer programs around the country.

Projects Abroad
Summer opportunities abroad

Rustic Pathways
Summer service projects

Student Education Programs
Variety of summer programs

Student Education Programs in Ohio
Summer programs in Ohio

Thinking Beyond Borders
Gap-year opportunities abroad

TRI C Opportunities for High School Students
Various programs for high school students through Cuyahoga Community College
 

Financial Aid Resources
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship
Three separate $1000 scholarships in three different states -California, Florida, and Ohio- will be awarded. Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who: 1.Intend to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college. 2.Have a demonstrable record of academic success. 3.Have a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.

Center for Student Opportunity
For first-generation college-bound students.

College Board
Financial aid information

College Savings
Financial aid information

College Scholarships
Financial aid information

Educaid
Financial aid information

FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Fast Web
Financial aid information

Free Scholarship Search Websites
More than 50 free scholarship search websites.

JFSA Cleveland
Jewish Family Service Association in Cleveland; scholarship/loan opportunities

Sallie Mae
Financial aid information

Scholarship Road Map
Scholarship opportunities and tips

Scholarships.com
Scholarship search based on your profile

Stratagee.com
Financial aid information

The Daily Scholarship


UNCF
Scholarship Opportunities for African American Students

US News and World Report
Offers a Web tool to help students identify which schools might be more likely to accept them and offer financial aid and provides information on grants/loans
 
Financial Aid Resources through Companies
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Application Deadline is June 14

ACT Poster Contest
Design a poster to encourage students to attend college and to take the ACT.

Adecco Engineering & Technical
Scholarship opportunity for future engineering students

AES
Scholarship Opportunity

Anne and Allegra Ford Scholarship for LD
Scholarship opportunity for students with learning disabilities

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
 

Ayn Rand Essay Contests
Essay Contests/Scholarship Opportunities for grades 8-12


Big Sun Athletics
All senior student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Deadline is June 22, 2012. Amount of Award is $500.

Bill & Melinda Gates Scholarships
Purpose is to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to pursue a college education.

Buick Achievers Scholarship
For students attending a 4-year college and are interested in working in the automotive or related industries


Castle Ink
Scholarship contest about the importance of recycling for any student age 13 years or older: deadline June 30


Discover Scholarships
For high school JUNIORS; minimum 2.75 gpa, community service/leadership, has faced challenges

Dr. Seuss Scholarship
"Oh The Places You'll Go!" Scholarship Program. $5,000 Award; application due February 15th.



JFK Essay Contest
JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship
Application available Dec 1 and due Feb 15.

KFC Colonel's Scholars
Criteria: at least 2.75 gpa, attending Ohio public university toward a bachelor's degree, US citizen, financial need.

Kohl's Scholarship
Kids Who Care Scholarship Opportunities - Click on Community Relations

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
Scholarship Essay Contest for grades 6-12


Race for Education Scholarships
For students interested in equine-related or agricultural studies

Ron Brown Scholarships
Scholarship opportunities for African-American high school seniors


Wm. D. Squires Scholarship
must have EFC less than $8,000, min 3.2 gpa

 
LGBT Resources
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network
GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.

National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education
The combined vision and mission of the Consortium is to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect.

The Matthew Shepard Foundation
Mission: To encourage respect for human dignity and difference by raising awareness, opening dialogues, and promoting positive change.

The Point Foundation
The Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

The Trevor Project
Leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning youth.
 
Military
US Army Education Program Guide

 
Special Needs
ACB
American Council for the Blind

Ahead
Association of Higher Education and Disability

Chadd
Children and Adults with AD/HD

College Living Experience
For-profit agency providing support for students with special needs when transitioning to college campus living.

Going to College
This new website contains information about living college life with a disability.

SAY - Social Advocates for Youth
Promotes parent/teen communication in making good choices

Think College
Resources for students with intellectual disabilities
 
State and Federal Resources
FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Military Opportunities
Military Opportunities (Service Academies, ROTC, Military Colleges, and Officer Candidate Training Schools)

US Dept of Ed
Think College
 
Student Athletes
College Recruiting
Student athlete information

FinAid
Sports/Athletic Scholarships

NCAA
NCAA Home Page

Official NCAA Clearinghouse Site
The initial eligibility Clearinghouse registration forms

Wendy's Heisman Scholarship Opportunity
For seniors involved in high school athletics with at least a B average. Application is due by October 1st.
 
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