Guidance

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Guidance Plan for Seniors

Guidance Plan for Juniors



 Pam Smith 

 Counselor 

  Grades 5 - 8  

 psmith@msad41.us 

 943-7346 ext 106 


 Laura Mallett
 
 Counselor 

 Grades 9 - 12 

 lmallett@msad41.us 

 943-7346 ext 107 


 Janet Richards 

 Administrative Assistant 

 jrichards@msad41.us 

 943-7346

 943-5317 FAX 



Career
Career Key - self-assessment and career exploration

http://www.careerkey.org/english/

Occupational Outlook Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training, and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a large number of occupations.
http://www.bls.gov/oco/

Ten Steps to choosing a career.
http://topten.org/content/tt.AB6.htm

College
College information / search.

http://www.allaboutcollege.com/

http://www.princetonreview.com/

http://www.petersons.com/

College info, SAT info. Register online for SAT.
http://www.collegeboard.com/splash

Links to US 4 yr. colleges 
http://www.allaboutcollege.com/colleges/united_states/usa.htm

Links to Maine's 4 yr. colleges. 
http://www.allaboutcollege.com/colleges/united_states/maine.htm

Links to Canadian 4 yr. colleges 
http://www.allaboutcollege.com/colleges/canada/canada.htm

Maine Community College System includes links to each Maine system community college (formerly technical college).
http://www.mtcs.net/

Virtual college tours.
http://www.campustours.com/

Common application (supplements may be required by individual schools)
http://www.commonapp.org/

Financial Aid
http://www.finaid.org/
Includes both financial aid info, links to Maine's colleges and more.
http://www.maine.gov/education/highered/SiteMap/SiteMap.htm

Calculator to estimate Expected Family Contribution (EFC). 
http://www.finaid.org/calculators/finaidestimate.phtml

Fill out FAFSA online. 
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Homework Help

All grades
http://homeworkspot.com/

College info and college search

4-year colleges by state 

2-year community and technical colleges by state

Petersons College Guide

University of Maine System (links to 7 UM schools and 9 outreach centers)

Maine Community Colleges

Find a college (College Board site)

College Navigator (valuable information on each US college)

Fair Test page (Schools That Do Not Use SAT Scores for Admitting Substantial Numbers of Students)

Common Application (Accepted by 400 colleges)

Financial Aid

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (Required by colleges)

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE (Required by some colleges)

Financial aid calculators  (Use to estimate Expected Family Contribution)

Finaid - Financial aid guide 

FAME - Financial Authority of Maine (Maine-based financial aid and scholarship info.)

Career

Occupational Outlook Handbook (Education/training required, pay, what workers do, job prospects and working conditions for hundreds of jobs)

Career Zone (Go from mini self-assessment to occupations, to colleges that can prepare one for the occupation.)

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