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College, Career & Financial Aid Information



COLLEGE SEARCH & SELECTION

CollegeNET provides separate searchable databases for four-year colleges, community, technical and junior colleges including links to the actual college Web sites. The database can be surveyed by geography, tuition, enrollment, and college major.

Princeton Review Online contains information on exploring and selecting colleges, based upon major, location, enrollment, etc.

CollegeExpress.com is an on-line college and financial aid search program

University Links allows the user to research college Web sites based on location (by state), descriptive category (two-year, four-year, culinary, technical, IVY League) and alphabetically.

The U.S. News and World Report site includes college and university rankings, a college scholarship search engine and other useful resources.

Study Abroad lists thousands of academic programs in more than 100 countries throughout the world, with links to study abroad programs, academic courses, and internships. The programs are searchable by country, subject and language.

Campus Tours provides you with maps showing school locations and surrounding areas, a pictorial tour of each school and links to college home pages.

Sallie Mae provides information about selecting and applying to colleges, as well as, financial aid and scholarships.

College Board Online includes College Board tests, programs, and online registration, a "Test Question of the Day", a searchable database of colleges, financial aid information (including a financial aid calculator) and more.

Peterson’s Education Center includes information about educational programs at
all levels and searchable databases of colleges and academic programs.

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIP

Use the following link to access a step-by-step user guide on completing the New York State Dream Act Application entitled the Jose Peralta DREAM Act Financial Aid Opportunities for High School Students.

Jose Peralta DREAM Act Financial Aid Opportunities for High School Students.(English) (Spanish)

Step-by-Step Guide on how to register for the Jose Peralta DREAM Act Financial Aid Opportunities for High School Students.

Collegeboard.com includes a Scholarship Search option

FastWEB includes a free scholarship search engine, an informational college

directory of over 4,000 schools, college cost calculators and more.

FinAid.org: A comprehensive guide to financial aid and scholarship.

Island Drafting & Technical Institute Scholarship Application

The Long Island Family & Consumer Sciences Professionals Scholarship: Scholarships to graduating seniors who have excelled in Family & Consumer Sciences education.

The Morris and Eve Brown Foundation Scholarships: Scholarships for graduating seniors who participated in college level language courses.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the required application
for all federally funded programs. Students now have the option of filing the
application on-line.

Scholarship.com includes a free scholarship search engine and financial aid
resource information.

NCAA - The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a voluntary
association of about 1,200 colleges and universities, athletic conferences and sports
organizations devoted to the sound administration of intercollegiate athletics.
CAREERS

The College Board Career Search Questionnaire - Try the "QUESTIONNAIRE"
and check "ALL CAREERS" info.

Jobstar contains links to resources for planning a career, salary information,
resume tips and real life stories from workers in many fields.

Careers.org: A career directory and links to other helpful career resources.

OnlineColleges.net: Information on online degree programs, career paths, articles and tools

Mapping your future: Career information and links to a variety of college and
career planning organizations.

America’s Job Bank Job seekers may create and post resumes, search for specific
jobs by location, agency, or position, and examine job market information.

State University of New York Career Development Organization provides links to
career information about 14 career areas.

Labor.state.ny.us - The New York State Department of Labor website contains
information about the labor market, apprenticeships, and finding a job.

Careerbuilder.com – use the Advice and Resources link to complete a career
assessment, get salary information, write a resume, and search for a job.

• Novoresume.com/career-blog

Snagajob Provides part-time, full-time, summer, and internship opportunities to
students. Complete a job search to find a job in your neighborhood.

Friday, April 10, 2020