High School Students- Regularly visit the Free Events section of The Princeton Review .
Students, Families, & Schools -CollegeWeekLive-Check here for listing of virtual events. For additional information or to schedule a "private tour" session contact Joanna Grubman- firstname.lastname@example.org - (617) 938-6013.
View complete list of upcoming opportunities at our Guidance Portal main page
ASVAB Career Exploration Program- providing a wide range of career exploration tools free to participating schools. For additional information, schools may contact Nicole Stenken, at email@example.com , 718-765-7341. ASVAB Career Exploration Program.
Multiple resources including career videos, online interest inventory and much more!
National Career Development Guidelines
Compiled list of K-2 resources- Indiana Pathways to College NetworksCompiled list of K-12 resources-Missouricareereducation.org.
Exams for Jobs- Published annually by the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), this booklet explains how to apply for civil service exams held by the City of New York, and includes the official exam schedule, starting salaries, job descriptions, and required education and work experience for each job title.
Mentoring in Medicine - Providing opportunities to increase the participation of students of color in the wide range of careers in the medical field.
ACT Learn about the ACT Test and additional helpful college planning resources.
Alumni for Public Schools Encourage your high school graduates to join and stay in touch with NYC Public Schools!
Alumni for Public Schools
STUDENTS: Can you answer the SAT question of the Day?
College Admissions 411 Spanish-language television series that provides U.S. Latinos with a step-by-step guide for applying to college (available in Spanish and English).
CollegeAtlas.org Providing relevant information about colleges and higher education opportunities worldwide.
Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (clcu)
HESC's special FAFSA Assistance Hotline- Inform students and parents if they have questions about the FAFSA: Call the FAFSA Hotline, 1-800-808-1790 Wednesdays from 12 noon - 6:00 pm and email FAFSAhelp@hesc.org. HESC promotes GoCollegeNY - A website helping students to explore career options and develop a postsecondary plan
Increasing College Access - A postsecondary planning publication (2009) by Carol Miller Lieber, featuring research-based models for secondary school comprehensive college and career access programs and suggested curriculum outline.Visit the ESR Educators for Social Responsibility webpage for free downloading instructions.
Learning Leaders - College Planning Guide
Know Before You Enroll - A NYC Mayor's Office of Adult Education resource providing information to help New Yorkers make informed decisions when selecting a school or training program.
Know How To Go - Student-friendly site with practical advice organized by grade, starting in middle school. Students- check out the Middle School Student College Quiz! Educators- check out the KnowHow2Go Mentor Workbook.
Mapping Your Future - Advice on careers, colleges, financial aid, and more provided by HESC.
Mytonomy - FREE video Q&A service providing College and Career Advice
National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) - College & career development opportunities, research, and resources for students and counselors. Statement of Principles of Good Practices Student and Parent Resources
NextStepU- a website with multiple resources for students, families and counselors. Designed to help students plan for life after high school, their magazine includes articles on career choice, transition tips for life after high school, and choosing a major. Guidance counselors can obtain 10 free copies of the magazine (and additional copies for a fee). Counselors may access the order form here and, after registering online, may access the digital version of the magazine.
PostsecondaryConnection - created and maintained by Achieve, with support from the Lumina Foundation for Educators, this website provides resources for educational stakeholders engaged in making the link between high school preparation and college success.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.
Tools to Help Students Prepare for College - a resource guide for guidance counselors and college advisors that promotes the implementation of a comprehensive college-readiness program in every New York City public high school.
U.S. Service Academies are among the top ranked universities in the country. Graduates earn a top-tier education, extensive leadership training, and a commission as an officer in the US armed forces. Additional information on the academies and the application and nomination processes can be found here.
September 1, 2012 -Application period is now open for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarship Program. Access flyer here. Eligible high school seniors are encourged check here for opening of partner scholarship applications.
February 23, 2013 - Application Deadline for the 5th Annual Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship for Undocumented Students. Visit: Chicano Organizing and Research in Education website
April 12, 2013 - Application Deadline. Each year, the Charles Robertson Scholarship Award recognizes ONE MALE GRADUATING STUDENT and ONE FEMALE GRADUATING STUDENT from a BROOKLYN public high school. Schools are encouraged to submit applications for up to two eligible candidates.
The College Connections Project at the Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center provides college application fee waivers to low-income adults age 19 and over. The application fee waivers can be used to pay the application fees to CUNY ($65/$70) and to SUNY Empire State College ($50). Information is available here or by calling 212-961-5853.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. Scholarships - to identify your Member of Congress, click here. Read this flyer for guidelines and see this application. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute also has scholarship programs available.
FAFSA Information for School Counselors - An online source of federal student aid information to help students and families plan and prepare for college and careers. Key guide: Completing the FAFSA 2012-2013
FinAid - listing of scholarship search databases.
HESC (New York State Higher Education Services Corporation) - Providing comprehensive information on financial aid processes and other college & career planning resources. High School Counselors & College Advisors check out newsletter items and how to join the HESC Counselor Connection here!
Hispanic Scholarship Fund - various scholarship opportunities for eligible students
Kaarme - scholarship search tool
National Civil War Student Challenge, an online quiz competition offering high school students the opportunity to win up to $15,000 in college scholarship. For additional information, visit www.CivilWarChallenge.com
NCAA Eligibility Center - information for counselors, students, and families about how to prepare to meet NCAA eligibility guidelinesNCAA Eligibility Center High School PortalNew NCAA Division I Initial - Eligibility Standards - NCAA official document providing an overview of recent changes and powerpoint presentation.
The American Association of Blacks in Energy
The New York Urban League’s Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Scholarship
US Department of Education Financial Aid Information- audio and video links for students and families, and for school counselors and mentors
FEMA Student Temporary Employment Opportunity – offers valuable summer work experience for students in the NY-area Federal Emergency Management Agency
YMCA Teen Career Connection
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