Choosing a Career/Major
- Career Guide to Industries describes industries, the working conditions, and the careers available in them. From the US Department of Labor
- America's Career Info Net provides "wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online."
- Career Zone was developed jointly by the NYS Department of Labor and the eXploring careers web group at Cornell. Its features include links to current job listings in America's Job Bank, a basic career exploration "test" based upon interests input, and a fothcoming "My Portfolio" section.
- United States Department of Labor Services for Women. Includes tools for women seeking employent, labor force information about women, federal laws and regulations regarding women, and much more.
- Mapping Your Future provides career, college, financial aid, and financial literacy services for students, families and schools.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook provides detailed information including education required and projected employment outlook for job titles; searchable by keyword.
- America's Best Colleges from US News & World Report.
- Campus Program is searchable by academic program in a particular state. Choose the program and the state and receive a list of colleges with links to the programs' web pages.
- College & University Rankings and Guides to Selecting a School is an informative sheet prepared by the Meriam Library at California State University at Chico, CA. This is worth a look to prepare you to look critically at college rankings in the news.
- College Board Online includes online registration for the SATs as well as information about college admissions and college choice.
- Educational Testing Service provides a host of information as well as links to school's websites, financial aid information, and frequently asked questions.
- New York's Private Colleges and Universities provides links to school information including open house dates and financial aid information.
- NYSSA (NY State Summer School in the Arts) provides intense summer study of arts with prominent members of the field.
- Peterson's Online is a comprehensive site requiring free registration for services such as its College Quest, a search to match the student with a school.
- Quintessential Careers College Planning Resources for Teens.
- Summer on Campus gives a guide to New York State schools' summer programs for kids ages 8-18. It could be useful not only for the college bound junior or senior, but for others as well.
- US News College provides a database of schools searchable by category as well as other information about costs, careers, and financial aid.
Paying for College Including Financial Aid and Scholarships
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Updated 5/20/10 by KDV