COLLEGE AND CAREER PLANNING



This section is intended to provide a starting point for those seeking information about various colleges and getting started with career planning.{Updated 01/14/05}


General College Information Links


College Board.com

Cynthia Good's College and Career Planning HomePage--links here to testing, career planning, financial advice and lots, lots more.

The Princeton Review --How to get accepted in the right college for you --includes links to SAT information, scholarship info and online applications. This site also includes what was College Edge with advice on making the transition from high school to college.

College Answer--"The Planning for College Destination Site"

College Search


American Universities--a very complete set of links to all of the college's individual websites.

Any College.Net --billing itself as the "college search engine for undergraduate school programs and law, medical, vocational and graduate school."

Campus Tours --Take a virtual tour, get a campus map, watch a college video

College Source Online --23.000 college catalogs online full text

CollegeNET --Admissions information for colleges and universities and a free financial aid search.

Peterson's College Information

Schools in the USA.com--search here by field of study, state or tuition.

US News Report on America's Best Colleges 2005

Universities.com --offers information and links to national, international and online (distance learning) institutions

SAT Prep


College Board --Online registration, SAT prep and college search all in one site

College PowerPrep --help with ACT and SAT test preparation http://search.degreeinfo.com/">DegreeFinder --"Distance Learning and Online Learning Database Search"

Prep Doctor --name the test and this site has information for you!

The Study Hall --some free test training here in addition to signing up for courses.

Financial Aid


Any College.net --mentioned above in the college search section, this site also provides links for scholarship information.

Federal Student Loan Application Site (FAFSA)

Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)

FastWeb--offers free college searches and scholarship and financial aid tools (requires registration)

Financial Aid Resource Center --valuable site for scholarship, grant and student loan information

New England Board of Higher Education Site--includes links to Connection's 2003 Directory of New England Colleges and Universities

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid --the link is to the parent pages but there's a lot to be found here including an estimation calculator!

Sallie Mae --loan management and consolidation information here as well as special programs possibilities.

Career Links


Career Builder.com --post your resume, look for jobs, get advice

Career Articles and Advice --from the website of the Princeton Review....Includes military career information

Career Development eManual --Maintained by the University of Waterloo on Canada....a full text manual of how to plan for your future

Career Gateway --from the Ontario Ministry of Education

Career Voyages --"The ultimate road trip to career success."

Career Page--Gananda School Library --A wonderful set of links to all things involving careers

Career Planning Links--from the MU Career Planning Center. This includes links to online interest assessments and a Career Interests Game.

Informational Interviewing Tutorial --acquire the skills to do well in an interview.

Job Hunter's Bible --free online tests dealing with careers

Job Star: Job Search Guide --links to resumes, career guides, jobfairs and much more!

JobWeb

Monster Board --links to resumes, job openings and all kinds of job search information

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2004-2005

The Princeton Review Career Quiz

Resume Help: Cover Letter & Resume Writing Help


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