Student Resources

ACADEMIC RESOURCES
 


COLLEGE AND CAREER RESOURCES
Self-Assessment:

The Six Holland Career Areas
The Princeton Review Career Test
The Vocational Information Center
Bureau of Labor and Statistics Career Guide - link your favorite subject in school to a possible career
Life Colors Questionnaire - What Kind of Person Are You?
Choosing High School Activities Wisely

Testing Info

ACT - the ACT test and other resources
The ACT Calendar
College Board - The SAT test plus all sorts of testing and college preparation information



Virtual Tours/College Visits

Campus Visits
http://www.ecampustours.com/ - virtual campus tours
http://www.campustours.com/
http://www.campusview.com/
http://www.collegiatechoice.com/ - non-promotional videos of colleges

Choosing a College
College Zone
National Center for Education - links and searches to colleges and universities
Top National and Local Universities - US News & World Report
Community College Review – profiles of community and junior colleges
Axia College Online – online education offering associate degrees
League for Innovation in Community Colleges – international consortium of community colleges
Students.gov - student gateway to the US Government

Financial Aid/Scholarships
Filling out a FAFSA
Federal Student Aid Site - Federal Student Aid Site for students, parents and counselors
FinAid - Student aid resource site
US Dept. of Education - search for student aid resources by state
Scholarship Scams - avoid scholarship scams - don't pay!

Interviewing
Interviewing Tips
Questions to Ask
(and avoid asking) the Interviewer


PERSONAL/SOCIAL RESOURCES
 
Body Image
10 Steps to Positive Body Image
What are the Consequences of Eating Disorders?
What's Going on With Me??

Grief and Loss
What is Grief?
How to Help a Friend who is Grieving
Understanding Suicide

Drugs and Alcohol
The Truth About Marijuana
The Truth About Alcohol
The Truth About Inhalants
The Truth About Meth
The Truth About Tobacco
How do I say "no" to drugs and alcohol?

Bullying and Cyberbullying
What is Cyberbullying?
Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. Cyberbullying can occur through SMS, Text, and apps, or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content. Cyberbullying includes sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, false, or mean content about someone else. I

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Centers for Disease Control -
learn what you can do to enjoy college the safe and healthy way!