Cleveland Heights High School Library

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College and Career
Information and Sources

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Also, please be sure to establish an account at sites like OhioMeansJobs in order to save and return to your work.

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College Information
 
Career Information
 
CHHS Library Test Preparation Page including Learning Express Library
 

College Information
   
 

OCIS -- Ohio Career Information System -- Learn about schools, employment, work and yourself at this one stop shopping for college and career resource.

Ohio Means Jobs -- Many of the services that were available at OCIS are now available online at OhioMeansJobs.com. Whether you're a student, an adult, a military veteran or an employer looking to hire, the newly expanded OhioMeansJobs.com can help. 
College Navigator -- From the National Center for Educational Statistics. Find the right college for you, build a favorites list, do side by side college comparisons, save your session and more.
Naviance We are pleased to introduce Naviance – a comprehensive website for students to plan for college and a career. Counselors will use Naviance to track and analyze data about college and career plans, it provides up-to-date information that is specific to our school.
CollegeBoard's Search for Colleges. Where to start, campus life, campus visits, majors and careers - here is a little bit of everything. Visit the College Board's Home Page to find more stuff: information on planning for college, take the SAT, finding the right college and getting accepted. Articles on selectivity, college visits, and dorms, as well as application checklist and college survival tips are also presented. Financial aid is discussed on the College Board's Financial Aid Site.
Hobsons CollegeView. This online college search engine is hosted by Hobsons, a publisher of college guides, and offers profiles of nearly 4,000 colleges and universities You can search for colleges by name or by specific criteria, including field of study, location, ethnic diversity, size of student body, religious affiliation, athletic program, and services for the disabled. This site also offers information on career goals, financial aid, study habits, and more.
Peterson's College Guide. You can search for colleges by name and/or other criteria. Use the links along the left hand side for info on financial aid, other types of educational opportunities.
College and University Rankings by the University of Illinois. How important is a college's ranking? Are rankings useful in deciding which college or university to attend? This site intelligently tackles these questions. Here you will find online rankings and evaluations, as well as alternatives to rankings, arguments against ranking, and rankings that use such criteria as student activism or computer connectedness. Undergraduate, graduate, business, and law programs are covered.
CampusTours.comYou can take a "virtual tour" of dozens of colleges and universities. Some offer just photos and maps, others provide audio and video clips of actual buildings and courses.
Know How to Go --Get expert advice about how to navigate the college entry process.
Infohio's Comprehensive Site for College and Career Readiness --Get up to the minute access to the most current resources online for college and career readiness.
Test Prep  
Ohio Means Jobs -- Establish and account and access ACT, SAT, ASVAB and other test prep resources such as career profiles.
Naviance We are pleased to introduce Naviance – a comprehensive website for students to plan for college and a career. Counselors will use Naviance to track and analyze data about college and career plans, offers interest inventories, and provides up-to-date information that is specific to our school.
Khan Academy Test Prep for the New SAT-- videos and screencasts take you through all the new problems and features.
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Financial Aid
  FinAid.org A complete guide to financial aid.
  Find and Pay for College. Information from the US Department of Education
  Mapping Your Future --- Our goal at Mapping Your Future is to help students plan for higher education by offering reliable and unbiased money management advice and counseling. Online and offline resources include college preparation, school selection, career exploration, and counseling aimed at helping students and families better understand student loan obligations and learn about practical money management solutions
  The College Board's Financial Aid Site. Scholarship information and financial aid planning from the College Board people.
  FAFSA Application. Once you have decided on a college, this site will help you with financial resources. This is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, a government-sponsored program.
 
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Career Information
  OCIS -- Ohio Career Information System -- Learn about schools, employment, work and yourself at this one stop shopping for college and career resource.
  Occupational Outlook Handbook Search Page.Use this link to go to the search page for the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Use either the index of occupations to browse through the Handbook, or use the Search box to enter terms you want to look for.
  O*Net OnLine Using data from all parts of the Federal Government, this site provides a summary format of all the pertinent information relating to careers. Most helpful is the wage breakdown by state of the career.
  MyRoad.com The collegeboard.com's college and career planning Web site. The site includes a personality type assessment to find a matching career.
 

Ohio Means Jobs -- Many of the services that were available at OCIS are now available online at OhioMeansJobs.com. Whether you're a student, an adult, a military veteran or an employer looking to hire, the newly expanded OhioMeansJobs.com can help. In addtion to test prep for the ACT, SAT, ASVAB OMJ offers resources such as career profiles for career exploration.

  Careers and Career Profiles in the Military from Today's Military  -- Explore the Career Fields & Profiles section to find jobs that fit your skill set and interests. Each page includes that field's typical careers, required training, daily responsibilities and associated civilian careers. Additionally, be sure to check out our career profiles for a personal look from a service member at day-to-day life in that field.
  Careers in the Military -- This site includes every branch of service

 

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