College & Career Center

First-Stop Resources (Begin your planning Here)

This is a document that was created and presented to seniors.

This includes a calendar of events necessary for the college senior in preparation for college.

Here you'll find a document to take with you on a college visit or when visiting a college rep at your school.

This presentation was given to seniors and their parents during the Fall semester by Robert Tebbe, SWIC Financial Aid/Veterans Services Coordinator.

This presentation was geared toward Juniors and their parents regarding applying and picking the right college along with finding scholarships.

College & Career Websites

This site offers a student-college matching service. First you create a profile of your academic and extracurricular interests. Then you'll hear from colleges that think you'd be a good match for them.

This website includes a career exploration survey, interviews with people employed in the field, college search by major, cost, size, etc., and resume-building instructions.

This is one of the most comprehensive college-search sites, offering a broad array of information about planning for college.

This website allows students to plug in their high school experiences and personal values into a quiz. It suggests five college majors and provides information about related jobs.

This site focuses on close to 200 colleges that emphasize engaged students, great teaching, a vibrant community, and successful outcomes.

College View's website offers a lot of detail about colleges across the country, including information on admission, financial aid, majors ,and student life.

Set up a personal account and receive information about scholarships which relate to your interests.

Website for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, to be filed by seniors and their families after January 1st.

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) provides admission and financial aid information for colleges and universities in Illinois.

Find your career; find your future.

Resources for military families

Form must be completed by students who will play Division 1 or 2 college sports.

Peterson's includes information on college location, enrollment statistics, test scores, level of difficulty, and majors offered.

Princeton Review has information on test preparation and admission resources.

This site provides rankings in 11 categories, including areas such as freshman retention, graduation rates, and student/faculty ratio.

Private College & University Information Center

Discover Colleges offers a "one-stop-shop" for receiving free information from Christian universities and colleges.