O*Net Online has detailed description of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more


ITypeUSA Colleges and Universities

Directory of U.S. universities by state. Also covers college admissions application, essay writing, scholarships and loans, and college rankings


USNews.com: American’s Best Colleges

Find college and university rankings from US News, school profiles, interactive tools, application tips, and more


American Universities Listings



Resource for students interested in attending colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Includes a state-by-state listing of graduate programs



Directory of American colleges and universities. Search by specialty and find colleges offering online programs


American Universities

Alphabetical list of links to the home pages of universities in the U.S.


Black Colleges and Universities

Select by geographic region, state or alphabetical order


College Directory Network

Allows prospective students to identify, research, and request information from a large database of post-secondary educational opportunities. Includes student resources such as helpful calculators, articles, and financial aid information



Online reference guide to colleges in the USA. Search for programs near you by zip code


College Board

*complete resource for students, parents, and educators (in Spanish also). Sections include standardized tests, planning for college, finding a college, applying to college, and paying for college



Create your own search using criteria such as location, major, ethnicity, athletics, etc.



Search the college admissions process, educational options, get information on financial aid, and tips on college survival



NextStepU.com help high school junior and senior students plan for their next steps in planning for college, careers and life.



Information on career colleges, financial aid, and resource center includes a career center addressing career concerns, a virtual advisor with information on finding a college, standardized tests, admission process and a site for articles of topics of interest


FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Access and complete this free form through the Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education that ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school.


www.cappex.com/scholarships – “You won’t find awards like these anywhere else.”

www.collegeanswer.com/freemoney – One of the internet’s largest scholarship databases

www.fastweb.com – Search this collection of over 1.3 million scholarships!

www.meritaid.com – Merit aid is awarded to students with a broad range of GPAs. There are merit aid scholarships for students based on their interests, their intended majors, leadership, and community service. This website is dedicated to matching students to merit-based scholarships from colleges across the country!

www.scholarships.com – Self-proclaimed as the internet’s “premier free college scholarship search and financial aid information source”.

www.schoolsoup.com – The world’s largest scholarship database. Also, save $100 on The Princeton Review SAT Prep Course by visiting this site!

www.undergradzone.com – Offers a free college prep checklist and free test prep.

www.weeklyscholarshipalert.org – Free resources for college bound students and parents

www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org – We analyzed 10,000,000+ data points from 5,000+ degree-granting colleges and universities across the US, looking for the most affordable colleges and degrees. Less than 10% of those schools made it into our rankings.


NY Career Zone — Explore a wide variety of careers and develop a career plan based on your interests and abilities.


Occupational Outlook Handbook — Find extensive information about a specific career, browse occupations by category, or search through the A-Z listing of occupations in the United States!


Career Voyages — Explore career options and learn about high growth careers with better wages and a brighter future.


America’s Career InfoNet — Provides a wealth of information, including topics such as career planning, industry info, occupation info, career management, research and data sources.


What can I do with a major in…? — Check out this list of college majors! Find out about the necessary skills and career paths for graduates in the field!


Choosing a College Major — The article details six steps to choosing a college major and finding your ideal career path.


College Answer — Information for students and parents on preparing for, applying to, selecting, and paying for college.


FAFSA — Information and online access to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.


HESC — Higher Education Services Corporation — Find information on planning and paying for college.


NY Mentor — Guide to college and career planning, including information to help you explore, compare, and choose the college that’s right for you.

USAJobs: Resources and Job Search Tools

The How-To Career Resource Library

Career Cluster Videos

Become an Art Therapist

Exploring Your Career Options

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Helping Kids Find Direction: Discuss, Discover, Do

Kids.gov: Job Resources

How to Advance Your Career in Restaurant Management

Career Guide by Major