High School Guidance

Texas Graduation Requirements

tea.texas.gov/communications/grad_toolkit/booklet.pdf

 

College entrance testing dates and locations

http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html

https://sat.collegeboard.org/home

 

College entrance testing prep

http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/

https://sat.collegeboard.org/practice

https://www.number2.com/

http://www.4tests.com/

 https://www.higherscorestestprep.com/

https://www.collegeboard.org/

 https://www.khanacademy.org/sat?affiliateId=cbhomehero&bannerId=khan-Slot1

http://www.vocabulary.com/

https://sat.collegeboard.org/SAT/public/pdf/getting-ready-for-the-sat.pdf

 

General College Info

www.collegeforalltexans.com

https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX

http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/about/scholars/

https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/swf/college-ed/english/index.html

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/find-colleges/how-to-find-your-college-fit/college-search-step-by-step

 https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/?navid=bf-cp

http://thecollegeexpo.org/

Early Decision vs Early Action for College Admission:

http://professionals.collegeboard.com/guidance/applications/early

 

 

Paying for college/scholarships

https://fafsa.ed.gov

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

http://www.collegeforalltexans.com

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/resources

http://www.finaid.org/

https://www.scholarships.com/

http://www.fastweb.com/

https://www.salliemae.com/

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/teach-grant.pdf

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/scholarships-for-military.pdf

 

Financial Aid calculators

http://www.finaid.org/calculators/

http://collegecost.ed.gov/netpricecenter.aspx

 

Receive college credit by taking examinations and save money

https://clep.collegeboard.org/

 

Avoid scholarship scams

 http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0082-scholarship-and-financial-aid-scams

 

Alternatives to college

http://edu.stemjobs.com/college-alternatives/

www.Stemtype.stemjobs.com   (take a free quiz to explore a student’s top matches in a STEM career)

www.STEMjobs.com (to access a digital edition of the magazine)

 

Job/Occupation Outlook

http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/texasjobs/

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

 

Cybersafety

http://www.mcafee.com/us/microsites/cybered/downloads/osk-parent-tips-resources-en.pdf

http://www.thinkbeforeyoulinkinschool.com/sites/thinkbeforeyoulinkinschool.com/files/Assets/Think%20Before%20You%20Link%20Online%20Tips.pdf

http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/08/living/internet-acronyms-every-parent-should-know/index.html

http://www.netsmartz.org/Parents

http://www.caccollincounty.org/resources/cyber-citizenship

 

Bullying

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/bullying-awareness-guidebook/

 

Personality and Career Assessment

http://www.achievetexas.org/

http://www.bls.gov/k12/

http://www.princetonreview.com/quiz/career-quiz?careers=6&menuID=0

http://www.khake.com/

 

For Minority, Low-Income, First Generation Students

http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/minority.phtml

http://www.hispanicfund.org/

https://scholarships.uncf.org/

http://www.collegefund.org/

http://www.aihec.org/

http://www.blackexcel.org/

http://www.gmsp.org/

https://hsf.net/

http://www.hacu.net/hacu/default.asp

http://www.globalthinkinginc.com/nativeculture/

 

Student's Mental Health

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-mental-health-resources/

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

http://www.nami.org/

 

Teen Driver Safety

http://teendriving.statefarm.com/