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College and Career Planning

College/University Searches & Planning for College

       The Counseling Office recommends starting here.  There is an entire section on this website dedicated to Family Connection.  It's a one          stop shop for students.
  
       College Board
Contains a plethora of information along with online SAT registration, SAT Question of the Day, a college search, scholarship searches, information about paying for college, a career center, and more.
 
This site engages prospective students throughout the admission process. They offer Virtual College Fairs, Virtual Campus Events (Virtual Open House, Applicant Events, Accepted Student Events, and Welcome to Campus). Live Video Presentations give admissions officers an opportunity to have live interactions with new students. There are hundreds of colleges that participate.
 
       College View
Do a college search, learn about financial aid, the application process and look at careers and majors. This site also offers college chats.
 
       Ecampus Tours
Allows students to take virtual tours of college campuses.
     
       My Majors
This website displays links to colleges/universities offering 100 different majors. It provides an extensive, yet selective, information about all of the most common majors offered at colleges/universities. It offers students recommendations to consider, recommendations that may support them in their decisions, provide a basis for advisement, or open them to new ideas.
 
        Cappex
This helps to simplify the college search. Create a profile and see which colleges want you. Apply for scholarships, and get information on your chances for admission at colleges of choice. This is a good way to find the perfect colleges.
 
High school students have lots of questions. They have the answers. Their mission is to help students find their way. They offer a career search, career advice and assessments, interview and job-seeking tips, advice on admissions, applications, etc, free scholarship search, and ability to explore over 4000 colleges
 
       College Prep 101
       Offers materials to assist students with the preparation of college.
 
This site helps you to explore careers, prepare for college, pay for college, and manage your money.
 
 
Community Colleges
 
       Lone Star College System:  www.lonestar.edu (Includes University Park on 249/Louetta and The University Center in   the Woodlands).
 
       Blinn College in Bryan, Brenham, Schulenburg, and Sealy:  www.blinn.edu
 
       If you want to play a sport like baseball, then you may also want to consider these options:
       San Jacinto College         Howard College              Angelina College        Weatherford College 
        
 
Career and Technical School Searches  
 
       College Quest
This is a unique college search service provided at no cost to prospective students. Friendly advisors can help you find the right college, university or certification program for your goals, schedule and lifestyle.
     Who is this for?
                      Busy adults ready to advance their careers by getting a college degree on their terms.
                      High school graduates looking to take the next step in their higher education.
                      Individuals who want to advance their career through continuing education.
 
Find an auto mechanic school in your area.
 
       College Surfing
Browse by career interest and find schools in the area you are seeking.
 
       Job Monkey
Some of the COOLEST jobs on earth can be found here. You might be looking to take a year off before starting college or looking for an interesting summer job or internship. Look no further.
 
Their mission is to be the leading source and teacher of wilderness skills and leadership that serve people and the environment. They believe that education should be fun, exciting, and challenging. Judgment, personal responsibility, and awareness of group are skills learned and practiced through practical experience and timely feedback.
 
Offers a career search that is really good. 
 
This site helps an individual to find a job.
 
Offers links to all Texas private/public colleges/universities in the state. It also offers financial planning/scholarship information. Check out Texas' top jobs and learn about Texas careers for today and tomorrow.
 
       High School Ace
This is a free resource center for teens. It features academic subject guides, reference tools, news, puzzles, quizzes, and college information.
 
Get information from top colleges and vocational schools and find the degree program that's right for you.
 
Get information on vocational schools.
 
 
  Study Tips
 
       This site offers Online Study Skills Workshops, Time Management Strategies for Improving Academic Performance, Seven Strategies for        Improving Test Performance, Increasing Textbook Reading Comprehension by Using SQ3R, and Strategies for Improving Concentration        and Memory.
 
       Study Strategies
       This site offers information on Time Management and so much more.
 
       Study Guide Zone
       Offers useful study tips and test preparation resources that are free.
 
       Study Tips
       Offers useful study tips and test preparation resources that are free.