College and Career Resources
High School CEEB code: 331-795, this is needed for College applications and SAT and ACT registration.
***Students and families can get personal assistance with their FAFSA and other financial aid questions through:
Online chat weekdays on StartHereGetThere.org;
Toll-free hotline 1-800-808-1790 Mondays through Thursdays from noon to 5 pm; and
Email anytime: FAFSAhelp@HESC.ny.gov
Information Regarding the new New York State Excelsior Scholarship. Applications will be available June 2020.
College Open Houses
Schedule of SUNY Fall Open Houses: Schedule a visit for SUNY for this Fall.
Have you taken your PSAT then go to: https://quickstart.collegeboard.org/posweb/login.jsp?ep_ch=PR&ep_mid=10700131&ep_rid=31724278
This site provides excellent SAT review opportunities for you. Use your PSAT personal access code to get feedback on areas they you need to focus on to improve your scores on the SAT.
Not sure what you want to do after high school or how to get ready for college then go to big future to make a plan:
Career Clusters of the Month
Each month follow the links to find out more about potential career options in each of the 16 clusters
Also Check out this video created by our business department: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcTPusbC7mQ&list=PLF3XCXuE8_JRQAxagRmChBHLwoS6z0xn5
Also Check out this video created by our business department: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwAzitQkWjo&list=PLF3XCXuE8_JRQAxagRmChBHLwoS6z0xn5
Wonder what careers are growing in our struggling economy then take a look at:
Links for College/Career Information
Career Related Links
CDM Careerzone-A resource which can be used with Career Decision Maker results. Can research job titles of explore alphabetical listing of careers. A website that contains information about various career options including the necessary job skills, tasks and knowledge needed for each career. Also has job outlook information and associated education requirements.
NY Careerzone- A New York State sponsored website which students can use to create a career portfolio, complete a career interest inventory or research careers and NY state job outlook and salary information.
Jobs Made Real-A website of career videos where students can get an idea about what people do in certain careers.
My Next Move-U.S. Department of Labor career research site. Provides information on required abilities, outlook and required education.
Occupational Outlook Handbook-This site has information provided by the federal government from the Occupational Outlook Handbook. This handbook gives students information on the type of training, education, average salary, working conditions, tasks that people perform that do the job and the anticipated growth or expected openings in a particular field.
ONET- This is another site where students can research occupations by name. This site contains national statistics on employment trends as well as job tasks, skills needed, level of education required, and salary ranges, etc.
iseek A site where you can explore careers, assess your career interests and search for jobs
Careeronestop-Provides career information and search options
Careership-Explore careers by cluster, match interests to careers and search careers
College/Scholarship Related Links
FAFSA Online- Federal Financial Aid form that should be filled out starting October 1st of your senior year
Smart Track- A New York State site which provides financial literacy information and tools to help students and families understand financial aid and debt
FAST Web Scholarship Database -Scholarship database search to search and apply for different scholarships
Cappex-College and Scholarship Search site
Mapping Your Future-Resources and information on college admission and planning for college
HESC Online- Find information or apply for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), New York State financial aid. Also has College Price Comparison tool to evaluate the best deal following financial aid.
SAT/College Search -Information for the SAT entrance exam, also can search for colleges based on different search criteria such as college size, type, majors
Petersons-College and Scholarship Search site
College Confidential-College Search Site with forums and interactive tools
SallieMae- College planning tools and scholarship search
Super College-Scholarship and College search site
Scholarships.com-Scholarship Search and database
ACT -Information for the ACT college entrance exam
NEXT STEP U-Scholarship/College Searches. College planning information and decision tools
Studentscholarships.org-Another resource for scholarship searches and listings.
School Soup- Scholarship search site
March2Sucess-Sponsored by the US ARMY has SAT review and College information
Number2.com-A Site with free SAT and ACT test prep
Consumer Reports-Guide to Choosing Colleges-A guide for parents and students with steps for choosing and evaluating colleges.
ASVAB- Military Career Exploration Tool that Sophomores take and Juniors and Seniors can take if they are considering a military career. Give students information on both their abilities (aptitudes) and interests. Has civilian and military job information. Students receive a code to access the site once they take the test.
College Navigator-College search site with information from The National Center for Educational Statistics.
College Prowler-College and Scholarship search site.
My Road by Collegeboard- A college planning website sponsored by Collegeboard.
Collegeview-Information on colleges and majors
US News-Has rankings of colleges
Forbes-Has College rankings
Army ROTC-Army ROTC scholarship program due January 10 of each year. October 7th is deadline for first awards.
Clarkson ROTC-The Army Air Force Clarkson ROTC program.
CAP(College Advancement Program)- Information about Clinton Community College Courses offered in high school. Includes student handbook for students who are enrolled in classes during their junior and senior years.