Online Resources

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This site is currently under construction and will be re-launched soon. Check back frequently.


Post High School Pathway Resources 


College Search, Career Planning, Testing Information and more...

Career Bridge - search for education & training in Washington State.  Trends in employment & career assessment for finding careers of interest.  
www.careerbridge.wa.gov
Career One Stop -
Learn about careers, find career information and locate career resources & advice.  
www.careeronestop.org
Bureau of Labor & Statistics -
Information on job outlook, trends, student resources and activities on career planning.  
www.bls.gov

Occupational Outlook Handbook - A web version of the updated handbook provided by the United States Department of Labor.

http://www.bls.gov/oco/

College Board - This is an important site for testing and college planning, providing information about SAT, college selection, college visits, and financial aid.

http://www.collegeboard.org/

Princeton Review - This site allows students to match their own unique preferences to schools, and gives student opinions and other data on more than 300 colleges.

https://www.princetonreview.com/

U.S. News and World Report - A complete site that can help students compare colleges, apply online, prepare for testing.

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/rankings/rankindex_brief.php

Adventures in Education - A fantasic site on "Planning for a Career." At the home page, click on "Planning for college" or "Finding a career" for career information.

http://adventuresineducation.org/

My Road - The College Board’s Web-based careers, majors, and college exploration tool.

http://myroad.collegeboard.com/myroad/navigator.jsp?t=homepage&i=index

ASVAB - A good site on Career Planning. Olympia High School offers this test once a year in February - please see the Career Center for more information.

http://www.asvabprogram.com/

Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board

http://www.wtb.wa.gov/Info_Students.asp - A good site with career planning resources.

Where are you going? - A booklet which will target your interests and abilities. Current Washington State employment data.

Career Cruising - a great site for College and Career Planning - also contains information on military and apprenticeships, as well as a resume builder.

http://www.careercruising.com

WA Community & Technical Colleges & Apprenticeship Programs  

WA State Board of Community & Technical Colleges - Find resources & links to educational opportunities at WA schools.  Both degree seeking & non-degree seeking opportunities.  https://www.sbctc.edu/default.aspx
Apprenticeships
WA Apprenticeship Programs - Apprenticeship programs are a combination of on the job education and training with classroom instruction that provide individuals with an effective way of entering a career in the skilled workforce.
More information:  http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/Become/

Scholarship Search

The Wash Board - A great scholarship where users can create a personalized profile to match them up with appropriate scholarship options.

http://www.thewashboard.org

Fastweb - A large free database of over 600,000 scholarships for customized scholarship searches.

http://www.fastweb.com/

College Success Foundation - This site provides valuable information on college scholarships and mentoring to low-income and high potential students.

http://www.waedfoundation.org/


Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Information Page - A great site for general information on financial aid.

http://www.finaid.org/

FAFSA Online/Department of Education - A Site which will allow a student to fill out their FAFSA online.

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

US Department of Education Site on Federal Student Aid

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

College Applications

The Common Application - A website to retrieve The Common Application, which is the standardized undergraduate college application form that is accepted by more than 300 accredited, independent colleges and universities nationwide.

http://www.commonapp.org/
MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON....

Athletics

National Collegiate Athletic Association(NCAA) - Admission information and qualifying procedures for the athlete.

http://web1.ncaa.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA.jsp


International Education

USC Center for Global Education - Website which provides connections and information about higher education around the world.

http://www.globaled.us/wwcu/

Canadian Colleges and Universities

http://www.studyincanada.com/english/index.asp

Military & Service Academies

Today's Military - All branches
https://todaysmilitary.com/

Army: U.S. Military Academy(West Point, NY) http://www.usma.edu
Navy: U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)
http://www.usna.edu
Air Force: U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, CO)
http://www.usafa.edu
Coast Guard: U.S. Coast Guard Academy (New London, CT)
http://www.uscga.edu/
Merchant Marine: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, NY)
www.usmma.edu

ROTC

Air Force: http://www.afrotc.com
Army: http://www.armyrotc.com

Navy/Marines:http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/