College Planning Resources

In planning for college doesn't need to overwhelm you. With early planning, organization, collaboration with parents and mentors and some time spent thinking about what you want and where you want to go, it's a joyful journey. Below are some tools to get you started. 

http://UpSkill.mymajors.com 

 

This website will connect you to an assessment that will help you identify potential college majors. The free assessment takes only 15 minutes. Once completed, you will receive a selection of recommended majors - there are over 1800 to choose from. You'll also receive a list of colleges and universities to connect with. You then decide which schools you want to hear from. 

 

  • College Search Websites

  • Scholarship Websites

  • Financial Aid Websites

  • Recomended Books 

  • SAT and ACT Prep

 

Countdown To College Organizer 

This 4-year detailed organizer that walks you through each step of the college planning process from Freshman to Senior year of high school. From identifying your interests to tracking your college applications and comparing admission offers, this planner helps you keep track of everything. In addition, the Countdown to College (C2C) organnizer has several questionnaire designed to help you identify:

  • Your personal  interests

  • Career interests

  • Throughts about college

  • College criteria for searching schools

 

Together this information will give you a solid foundation for reseaching schols, planning campus visits and finding the college or university that fits you best.