Tuesday, March 10, 2009

College & Career Education Resources

Have you started career hunting yet?

Do you know what your favorite colleges are, and have you begun to look into funding for college?

Tough questions; right? But the right answers are extremely important. Therefore at Links Library >> College & Career Education Resources >> Community Partnerships you can find links to sites that will help you find the right answers for you.

In this post I will mention just a few of them.

Chooseyourfuture.org was developed by Department of College and Career Preparation (DCCP, Chicago Public Schools) to provide students with the resources they need to plan a successful path to graduation and post-high school success, because with the proper support, every student has the ability to choose their future.

DCCP’s work was founded on four essential principles: awareness, readiness, access, success. Therefore, you should ask yourself: Are you aware and ready for college? Do you have access to all important data; Is a successful career your goal? When you figure the answers to those questions check out www.chooseyourfuture.org.

NextStudent exist to make your college funding quick and easy. NextStudent can provide you with:

  • FREE access to more than 5.9 million different scholarships worth over $16 billion.
  • Low-cost student loans, borrower discounts, and flexible repayment options.
  • Free one-on-one counseling from your personally assigned Education Finance Advisor.
  • Financial aid top tips for how to get the most out of your college financing.

Find out more at: www.nextstudent.com

www.allcareerschools.com is a good starting point for your career hunting challenge.

You can get career advice, detailed information on job opportunities, earnings, college degrees, training requirements and much more. Check www.allcareerschools.com.

Indiana Department of Educations has made an amazing web site dedicated to supporting students’ success and to ensure knowledgeable and productive citizens through coordinated and relevant policies, standards, resources, evaluation, analyses, programs and services.

Find more at: www.doe.in.gov

The National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC) is a voluntary, non-profit association of public research universities, land-grant institutions, and many state university systems with member campuses in all 50 states and U.S. territories.

The association’s overriding mission is to support high-quality public higher education and its member institutions as they perform their teaching, research, and public service roles.

www.nasulgc.org seems to be a good resource for your higher education research

Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count is a multiyear national initiative to help more community college students succeed. The initiative is particularly concerned about student groups that traditionally have faced significant barriers to success, including students of color and low-income students. Achieving the Dream works on multiple fronts, including efforts at community colleges and in research, public engagement and public policy. It emphasizes the use of data to drive change.

For more, please check www.achievingthedream.org.

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1 comment:

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