|ASVAB Career Exploration Program
Description:This program is designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work, identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations, and develop an effective strategy to realize their goals.
|Career Assessment Tests & Quizzes
Description:Knowing your strengths and weaknesses before selecting a chosen career path is highly beneficial to choosing a profession you will be happy with. This collection of assessment tests will help you to understand where you belong.
|Career Consulting Corner
Description:How to Identify, Prove and Improve Your Skills
Description:Explore vocational and technical careers with the following links. Each career path page on the Vocational Information Center Website includes links to various career descriptions as well as links to educational sites relating to the specific career; such as; tutorials, directories, associations, industry news, glossaries and related academics.
|Career Exploration Tools and Resources
Description:Find some great tools and resources for exploring careers -- whether a student searching for your first career or an established job-seeker considering a career change.
|Career One Step - Videos
Description:Short videos that show and tell about specific jobs. You'll also want to explore the other career resources on this site.
Description:Careers, career information, career descriptions, career education and job search guide for aspiring career professionals.
Description:Top Education Guide is a comprehensive directory of online colleges, universities, career schools, trade schools, vocational training and degree programs. Start searching today, find a degree, and discover a rewarding new career.
|Careers from Kelly Services
Description:Kelly Services offers staffing solutions and provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually. This site is specifically designed to assist Gen-Y in their career search. Here you can find information about careers, job oportunities, information on building a career as a "free agent", as well as fun tools, such as ringtones and wallpaper. The site is also available in Spanish.
|College Board Major and Career Profiles
Description:Learn about some of the over 600 majors and careers profiled at CollegeBoard.com.
|Federal Requirements for Homeschoolers Seeking College Admission and Financial Aid
Description:Colleges and universities frequently ask two questions about homeschoolers: (1) Are homeschoolers eligible for financial aid without obtaining a GED or passing an ability-to-benefit test? and (2) Can a university admit a student with a homeschool high school diploma who is under the age of compulsory attendance and still retain its eligibility for federal funding? The answer to both questions is "Yes."
Description:Listen to the story of how Lucky the goose takes a handful of pumpkin seeds, 'invests' thems and eventually owns the whole farm. The moral of the story, "If you take one pumpkin see or one penny, saving and investing turns one into many." The purpose of the site is to tell parents how 529 Savings plans work to save tax free for college. The site was created by U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, and they do include a solicitation for anyone wanting to set up a 529 Savings plan with them.
Description:Youth Employment - nextSteps.org is a full featured employment, career development and job finding resource for youth.
|O*NET® Career Exploration Tools
Description:a set of self-directed career exploration/assessment tools to help workers consider and plan career options, preparation, and transitions more effectively. They also are designed for use by students who are exploring the school-to-work transition. The assessment instruments, which are based on a "whole-person" concept, include:
- O*NET Ability Profiler
- O*NET Interest Profiler
- O*NET Computerized Interest Profiler
- O*NET Work Importance Locator
- O*NET Work Importance Profiler
Description:Free, educational site that helps high school students
prepare for the vocabulary section of the new SAT exam.
The site is also useful to anyone who would like to improve
his/her English vocabulary. There are over 3,000 multiple choice questions divided into 21 groups. There is also a database browser to review and print the questions and the correct answers.
|What do you like?
Description:Career information for kids from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
|Xap.com: College Admissions and Financial Aid Applications
Description:Create an account at www.xap.com and use your account information to submit college admissions applications, even the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
" Xap Corporation is the pioneer in electronic and Internet-based information management systems for college-bound students. It is the fastest growing Internet company serving the higher education marketplace. Xap is the first company to directly partner with associations and institutions of higher learning to develop regional, university-approved Mentor? websites. A Mentor? site, as its name connotes, utilizes the Internet to efficiently guide students through the comparison, selection, and application to admission and financial aid stages of preparing for college. "