Explore College Majors and Careers:
AZCIS - The Arizona Career Information System is a tool which helps students create an Education and Career Action Plan. Use "Just Browsing" to start your plan!
CareerOneStop - A site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and includes career aptitude/interest assessments, job searches, information on apprenticeships, vocational training, education necessary for different career fields, and wages and salaries for different types of jobs.
iseek Career Assessment - A career cluster interest survey designed to help match students of all ages to different career possibilities through their interests.
me3 - An online quiz designed to help match middle school and high school students with potential career and degree options. In addition, this tool provides information about which classes to take in high school to prepare students to get into the right major and also provides information about job types including average salaries.
O*Net OnLine - This website offers tools for career exploration, has detailed descriptions of occupations, the skills needed, job analysis, and more.
Find the Funding:
2018 Federal Income Tax Calculator
ASU Financial Aid - Learn about the types of funding ASU offers in the form of grants, scholarships, federal work-study, loans, and outside resources.
College Goal FAFSA - Arizona's College Goal FAFSA is agrant-funded statewide initiative that provides free information to Arizona students and families seeking college financial aid.
College Preparation Checklist - An education guide provided by the US Department of Education describing the steps needed for students to get ready for college.
College Up - This website offered by USA Funds offers helpful information on financial aid, including a quiz to help determine whose financial information is needed on the FAFSA.
Financial Aid for Foster Youth - This website offers information on financial aid and scholarship opportunities for foster youth as well as other great resources.
Higher Education Opportunity Act Information on College Costs - You will find information about tuition and net costs at postsecondary institutions.
Make me a Freshman - This free checklist for applying to college gives you the specific requirements and deadlines for your chosen colleges and financial aid. Plus, counselors can track their students' progress.
Raise.me - Helps students in 9th-12th grades to discover colleges and earn "Micro-scholarships" for academic and extracurricular achievements throughout high school. When you add achievements to your Portfolio on Raise.me, you could be eligible to earn Micro-scholarships towards their partner colleges. These achievements can include good grades, participating in clubs, playing on a sports team, volunteering or even starting a club. This can also include AP or IB courses, honors classes, and college-level courses, too.
Scholarship Opportunities for High Achieving Arizona Students- High achieving Arizona students should reference this handout to start looking for scholarships and learn what they need to do to qualify.
Top-Ranked Schools that Meet 100% Financial Need with Need-Based Aid - High Achieving Students should reference this list of top-ranked schools which claim to meet 100% of a students' financial need with need-based institutional aid. Be aware that depending on their income and academic standing, students may also qualify for need-based and merit-based institutional aid at in-state universities.
Prepare for the ACT, PSAT or SAT:
Test Taking Strategies Worksheet- Review College Depot's Test Taking Strategies Worksheet for tips on preparing for your tests.
Khan Academy - a joint SAT Prep and SAT test feature, brought to you by Khan Academy and Collegeboard.com
LearningExpress Library - (Library card required if accessing from a computer outside of the library.)
Number2.com - Free SAT, ACT, and GRE prep.
Peterson's Test Prep - This site has the most common standardized tests for students going to college: SAT, ACT, PSAT, SAT Subject Tests*, AP Exams*, CLEP Tests*, TOEFL, and the GED test. Use the resources and articles to get prepared.
SAT vs. ACT Handout - Comparison of SAT and ACT plus registration dates and deadlines.
Test Prep Practice - This site provides a large variety of practice tests for the college bound.
Varsity Tutors - This site provides free learning tools to help you improve your abilities in a variety of areas for numerous tests (Accuplacer, ACT/SAT, GED, GMAT, GRE, LSAT and more). Varsity tutors offers diagnostic tests, practice tests, flashcards, and example content to help you with specific concepts within these tests.