Career and College Info
Bureau of Labor Statistics provides an overview of statistics by occupation.
iSeek provides links to Minnesota's career, education, employment and business information.
Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS) Creates your own personal interest inventory. Also includes several sites to help you explore occupations, colleges and more. (Username: como Password: cougars)
Minnesota Careers provides steps on how to investigate careers and plan for the career of your choice.
New Jersey School Counselor Association College & Career Information has many helpful sites for both career and college searching.
Occupational Information Network (O*NET OnLine) allows you to search by job category or by typing in a key word.
Occupational Outlook Handbook This has current information on numerous careers.
ACT & SAT TEST PREP:
ELM College Prep Center: tutorials for writing college entrance essays, tutorials and prep tests for ACT, SAT, and AP exams, and guidance for finding a college.
Anycollege.com provides search tools, scholarship drawings, college information request forms, information on featured colleges and universities, college videos, and more.
CampusExplorer.com allows a student calculate odds of admission based on academics and the college's requirements.
Campustours.com has links to colleges’ tour videos along with basic information about many colleges.
Collegeatlas.org provides relevant, reliable and up-to-date information about colleges and higher education opportunities.
College Board Matchmaker matches you with a college that would be a good fit.
College Navigator (U.S. Dept. of Education) provides information about private and public colleges and makes it easy to compare them.
Collegedata.com is called “Your Online College Advisor” and helps you choose, prepare, apply and pay for college.
Joyce Valenza's College Search Pathfinder covers choosing the best college for you, career inventories, preparing for the SAT and ACT tests, selecting a major, resumes, and more.
MnSCU.edu contains information about Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on 54 campuses in 47 communities across the state.
Off to college.com helps with planning, looking for colleges, financial aid, tips and more.
Petersons.com provides information on not only colleges, but also ACT and SAT test preparations, scholarships and grants.
Princeton Review of the Best 357 Colleges provides information on the best colleges in the United States and ranks them as well.
UCAN (University and College Accountability Network) provides information about private colleges and makes it easy to compare them.
African American scholarships:
African American internships and scholarships:
Asian Americans – OCA Scholarship:
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund:
Children’s Defense Fund’s Beat the Odds Scholarship:
Como Sr. webpages with scholarship lists:
· Como Sr.’s Counseling Department provides a regularly updated list of scholarship opportunities. Go to comosr.spps.org < Scholarships (right side of screen)
· Your Como Sr. Naviance account also has a long list of scholarships. To access, go to: spps.schoolwires.net/comosr < School Counseling Services < Click on the Naviance logo (right side of screen) < Log in with your Student Portal username and password < Select the “Colleges” tab < Select “Scholarship List.”
Coss Family Foundation Scholarship:
Gates Millenium Scholarships:
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities scholarship list:
Hispanic Scholarship Fund:
Hispanic scholarships list – Scholarships.com:
Hmong or Lao scholarship – Ravens:
Horatio Alger Scholarship:
iSeek (MN career, education and job resource website) scholarship websites:
Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship:
Minnesota Achieve Scholarship – MN Office of Higher Education:
Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program – MN Office of Higher Education:
Minnesota State Grant Scholarship:
Native American Scholarships:
Page Education Foundation Scholars Program:
St. Paul Foundation and Minnesota Community Foundation scholarships:
St. Paul Optimist Club scholarships:
Wallin Education Partners Scholarship:
MLA Citation Guideline Sheets
How to do a “Smart Search” on the Internet