Post-Secondary Planning Information and Resources


Please view the updated Post-Secondary Planning page


Online Course Support

Parents: Learn how to track your student's progress on the Online Course Support page

Students: View some common online issues and possible solutions on the Online Course Support page


Additional College and Career Websites


College Virtual Tours
- Takes students on virtual tours of colleges across the US.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

www.bls.gov/ooh/

- Provides information about nearly every occupation. It includes information on median pay, future job outlook, required training and education, etc.

 

ACT

www.actstudent.org/career/

- Offers career exploration and college tips for high school students. Students can search careers and/or majors to help figure out what direction they would like to go.
 

Career Clusters Inventory

www.intranet.madisoncollege.edu/career-assess

- The Career Clusters Inventory asks students to rate their skills, interests and successes in a variety of different fields. The end result are careers areas that may be of interest when looking at careers and college majors.

Interests and Skills Assessments

careerservices.rutgers.edu/OCAassessyourself.shtml

- This website provides several different assessments students can take to help determine their skills and areas of interest, providing some suggested major and/or careers.

Resumes and Cover Letters

career.uoregon.edu

- This PDF provides information and samples to help with putting together resumes and cover letters

Interviewing Skills

www.sa.miami.edu

- This PDF provides a variety of suggestions and tips for interviewing.

Careers.org

www.careers.org

- This website investigates a wide range of degrees, universities, occupations and entrepreneurial opportunities across the US and the rest of the world.

Job Search

jobcenterofwisconsin.com

- Lists job across the state of Wisconsin

College Resource Center

http://www.college-scholarships.com

- Includes lists of Wisconsin universities, colleges and career programs, more than 60 no-cost scholarship websites, colleges with comprehensive programs for students with learning disabilities, and an instant GPA calculator

 

Online Colleges in Wisconsin
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/wisconsin/

- Directory of top online post-secondary schools in Wisconsin

Online College Degree Resources
bestschools.com/financial-aid-guide-online-students
- Provides information about frequently asked questions related to financial aid in online programs

bestschools.com/online-college-costs
- Information about non-profit and for profit colleges and the varies fees to expect