College Link: www.collegelink.com
College Net: www.collegenet.com
Explore Cornell: www.explore.cornell.edu
State Center Consortium: www.statecenter.com
Career Clusters: www.bcplonline.org/centers/career/cconnect/clusters/index2.html
About Career Planning: careerplanning.about.com
Student Connections: www.studentconnections.com
(Articles on how to choose a career)
(Find out which careers match your interests and abilities)
(Information about careers- duties, skills, salaries, training, growth, etc.)
(Applications, Resumes, Interviewing)
(Best careers for the 21st Century)
(College and Commercial Career Center Sites)
America's Job Bank
Connections to job services nationwide. Includes links to state employment offices, occupational codes, and to employers.
Rebecca Smith's eResumes & Resources
The focus is the eResume (electronic resume), but this site offers a wide array of information about this vital piece of paper that helps people get jobs!
California Job Search Guide provided by California Public Librarians. Includes Career Guides, salary information, job ads, career centers and lots more information on jobs in our area. "Looking for a job or planning a career in Northern California? You're in the right place for everything you need!"
Job information posted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, including information on career planning, job search and industry information, career services for professionals, job bulletins, related news and events.
Students applying for federal student aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The most important advice we can give about completing the FAFSA is to READ THE INSTRUCTIONS. The instructions included with the application explain how each question is to be answered. Because the instructions cannot address every possible family situation, in this document we will discuss the purpose of the FAFSA questions and discuss how information should be reported in some unusual cases.
California Student Aid Commission
During the past four decades the California Student Aid Commission has provided financial aid for more than two generations of students to help them with the costs of higher education. The equivalent of nearly one-in-eleven Californians has benefited directly from its college assistance programs. The Commission guaranteed over $1.8 billion in student loans for the 1994-95 academic year, an overall volume increase of 10.4 percent over the prior year.
Search for available scholarships. Requires that you set up a personal profile, which allows you to receive follow-up information.
College Savings Bank
A wealth of information related to education and college planning. Includes college costs and related issues, a college cost calculator, an index of popular private colleges, etc.