Websites to Develop your Career-to-College Path!

Going through the college process can be somewhat daunting as there are many websites out there that provide a variety of resources. I have ordered some great websites in how I would utilize them in a college search.

1. Develop a Career Path to Major

Florida Career Shines- Florida’s college and career resources-

Job Shadow- Shadow real people’s jobs online-

Career One Stop-A source for career exploration, training & jobs

C’reer App- Matching career paths with colleges-

Career Clusters- Research 16 Career Clusters, and 79 Career Pathways-

Bureau of Labor Statistics- Find information on duties, education, training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations-

2. Major to College Search

College Navigator- Find the right college for you-

Cappex- Scholarship & College

Big Future-

College ScoreCard-Compare colleges and financial aid packages-

Cappex- Scholarship & College

NACAC College Fairs-National college fairs with 200+ universities and colleges in attendance-

Affordable Colleges Online- Distance Learning-

Parchment- Predicts acceptability to colleges based on student entered information,

3. The Application Process

CollegeBoard- SAT & College

ACT-ACT & Resources-

Common Application- An online application for 400+ college and universities throughout the country-

Coalition Application- An online application to 90 universities and colleges,

4. Scholarship & Financial Aid Websites

FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid-

CSS Profile- Institutional Financial Aid for certain universities-

Student Loans- Find out about student college loans-

Nest 529- College Savings-

College Reality Check- Education as an Investment-

StudentAid- Federal financial aid planning website-

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators- Online calculator to interpret financial aid packages-

Estimated Family Contribution- Calculate your EFC-

Raise.Me- Micro-scholarships- Free scholarship search engine-

Fastweb- Connection to scholarships, financial aid, and colleges-

Scholly app- Personalized scholarship search engine-

FastAid- Free scholarship search-


Florida College Access Network- State organization to improve college and career readiness-

Bright Futures- Florida state college scholarships-

Finance Your Future- Provides online courses on financial literacy-

Florida FAFSA First Campaign- Find out "Why FAFSA?"-

Local Florida Scholarships-A list of local scholarships throughout Florida and how to access them