College & Career

What is involved in becoming a --?

What do I need to do to get my dream job?

  • What is high school plan
  • What is post-secondary plan?
  • What will job be like?

Learning EXpress

Learning Express Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

Planning and Preparing

Career Inventories

Essay Help

Your essay is a critical component of your application. It offers you an opportunity to make your personal voice heard, to separate yourself from thousands of other applicants.

Don't miss these valuable forms. The Common Application is accepted by a growing number of institutions. FAFSA is required for most college aid applications if you are seeking aid. The PROFILE OnLine is used in addition to the FAFSA by scholarship services and a number of private schools.

Two year Technical Schools

Selecting a Major

Career Information Sites

  1. Alaska Career Information System
  2. Occupational Outlook Handbook
  3. O*NET OnLine
  4. American Career Infonet
  5. Indeed - Job Search and Create notifications for jobs opportunities
  6. Careership (middle school students career info)
  7. Career Kids
  8. Career Videos
  9. Check YouTube Search by occupational title or enter “career” or “interview” (or both).
  10. California Occupational Guides
  11. Careerwise Education -
  12. Exploring Occupations
  13. About.com Career Choices
  14. College Boards
  15. College Journal (Wall Street Journal)

Interactive College Search Tools

If you don't have a clue about which schools best meet your needs, in terms of academics, selectivity, diversity, environment, costs, distance, etc, start with an interactive search.

Directories

These gateway sites provide easy access to the home pages of all the universities, where you can get tons of background information, download applications, even apply online.