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College & Career Help

Trying to figure out what you want to do after high school? You can search our collection of College & Career Help websites individually by clicking on the links on the left side of the page below, or you can search all the sites listed at once using the Google Search box.

College

Adventures in Education
by Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation
Provides tips for searching for, applying to, and paying for colleges. Also offers guides on planning for and finding a career path, as well as guides to managing your money.

BJ Pinchbeck’s College Companion
by Bruce Pinchbeck, Jr.
This website offers tips and advice for preparing for college and making college an enjoyable experience.  The site not only covers the academic aspect of college, but the social aspect as well.

CampusTours
by CampusTours Inc.
Comprehensive resource of virtual tours for several college campuses. Each college profile is accompanied by a quick factsheet and links to the college website.

CollegeBoard
by The College Board
This site offers tools for preparing for the SAT’s, searching for colleges, choosing the right college for you, preparing college essays, and much more. The site also allows you to search for scholarships and other ways to pay for school.

CollegeBound Network
by The CollegeBound Network
Provides short profiles of many colleges in the nation. Also provides information on trade schools, community colleges, and military schools.

College Navigator
by the National Center for Education Statistics
This site provides an advanced search engine to find schools according to the user’s preferences. The user can also build a list of favorite schools and compare them side-by-side.

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
by fafsa.gov
Resources of federal financial aid information. Includes information on deadlines and a free application to apply for federal student aid.

FinAid
by FinAid Page LLC
This site provides several calculators that will help you calculate how much school will cost, how much aid you’ll need, and how much you’ll need to save. Each calculator is provided with a short description of what it calculates.

Learning Express Library
This database offers online practice tests and computer skills tutorials. Great for job hunters. You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the information that is right for you.

Peterson's Guide
by Peterson’s, a Nelnet Company
An online searchable guide to colleges and graduate schools. Each school has a profile that provides information on admission to the school, the student body, financial aid, majors and degrees, campus life and much more. Also includes guides for test preparation and information on scholarships.

ScholarshipExperts.com
by ScholarshipExperts.com
This is a free resource that offers the latest information on scholarships for college and graduate school.  This website will help you find scholarships that match your interests and academic background.

U.S. News College Rankings
by U.S News and World Report LP
A ranked list of the best colleges and graduate schools in the nation.  The site also categorizes lists of schools by the programs they offer and the regions they’re located in. 

Career

Commonwealth Workforce Development System
by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Find jobs within Pennsylvania, as well as training for jobs or careers. Also allows the user to register for an account to build a resume.

Pennsylvania CareerLink Lehigh Valley
by PA CareerLink Lehigh Valley
Information on jobs in the Lehigh Valley, as well as job fairs and CareerLink resource centers. Also includes information on interviewing and preparing a resume.

SnagAJob
by SnagAJob.com
Resource to finding part-time and seasonal jobs in the area. Also offers job-hunting tips.

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 Edition
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Offers detailed profiles of different career paths.  Profiles include training and education required, job prospects, working conditions, earnings, and more.

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