College Information

  • NACAC Resources-- An array of resources and documents ranging from using high school resources to prepare for college through strategies for succeeding in college.

    NACAC Recursos para Estudiantes y Padres--Encontrará las herramientas para transitar de la escuela secundaria a la universidad

    Naviance--utilize the information from RBR graduates to determine your fit for particular colleges; conduct a college search identifying your preferences and analyzing national and local statistics

    College Board--conduct a college search based on your preferences; analyze national statistics

    Know How 2 Go--helpful hints and articles about the college process, starting from middle school and continuing through every year of high school

    My Road--use your registration number on your PSAT to access this helpful website

    In Like Me--a “gateway to college admissions” providing articles, tips and resources for prospective students

    SAT Optional Schools

    First Generation Students--an excellent resource for students who will be the first in their family to attend/apply for college

    Guide for Parents

    Guide for Parents (Spanish)

    Uwannadu--Free comprehensive website offering college and career mapping, career testing and matching and informative career videos. *You must create a free account for access to their services.

     

Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • As the cost of college increases year after year, it is important to know the resources available to you. While this list is not exhaustive, it is a great place to start your investigation! 

    FAFSA online--The ONLY website on which you should complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

    FSA ID--Sign up for your personal code--you will need this code to sign your FAFSA.

    HESAA--A variety of resources from the New Jersey State Financial Aid organization.

    Financial Aid Guide--An outstanding guide explaining why you should apply and how to apply for financial aid.

    Finaid.org--Search for scholarships that match your profile, look for information regarding student loans, plan for savings plans and much more.

    Scholarships.com--Search for scholarships, find colleges and learn about other types of aid for which you may qualify.

    Fastweb--Helps with a targeted scholarship search, financial aid, college search and career advice.

    Making College Affordable for Hispanic Students--This website provides information and resources specific to Hispanic students. 

    7 Steps to Financial Aid--A useful resource provided by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

    How to Get a Degree Without Debt--A website with abundant resources, information, scholarship links, cost of living calculators, etc.

     

     

Other Resources

Career Exploration

  • Naviance--On the "About Me" and "Careers" tabs, there are several opportunities to explore careers. Complete an interest inventory, analyze your skills, make lists of careers of interest and watch videos from a variety of career choices.

    Occupational Outlook Handbook--For hundreds of different types of jobs, the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions.

    Princeton Review--a five-minute career quiz to quickly identify possible career matches.

    Salary.com--investigate the salaries for a specific career throughout the country.

    Major Resource Kits--links academic majors in college to competitive careers (this site is provided by the University of Delaware, but applies to similar majors)

     

     

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