Post Secondary Planning Resources

Post Secondary Planning Resources

Researching Colleges
Researching Careers
Financing College
Gap Year
Transferring Colleges
For Athletes

For Students Seeking Additional/Special Support Programs

State Mandated Testing

Please note: These are NOT exhaustive lists, just a random sampling of unique opportunities and search engines.

Post Secondary Planning Comprehensive

Tools for the transition from high school to college

Tools for 1st generation college students

Comprehensive tools (self-assessments, college/career  matching)

“Getting In” Podcast series about the college admissions process

Coalition for Access, Affordability, & Success

Researching Colleges

Celiac/Gluten Free Colleges

Strong college campus Jewish communities

Kosher meal plans

Colleges Abroad (study in Austria)  (study in Germany) (study in the UK) (education in Ireland) (study in Canada) (study in Australia) (study in Scotland) (study in France) (study in Switzerland) (study in Poland) (study in the Netherlands) (study in China) (American universities abroad) (study in Europe) (search engine)

Performing and Visual Arts Colleges

Public Colleges in California (UC and CSU resources)

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

Colleges Requiring SAT Subject Tests

Colleges Requiring ACT/SAT Writing/Essay score

Colleges w/ Video Gaming/Design

Colleges for Equestrians

College That Change Lives

Researching Careers 

Colorado’s Advanced Manufacturing Industry[UNIQID]

Matching college majors with careers

STEM Careers

Fire Science and Public Service Careers

OOH - career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Financing College

Financial Aid Resources

NACAC’s Paying for College Webpage

FSA ID info


FAFSA 2017-18 Worksheet

New! FAFSA Video for Students

can email questions to:

Federal Student Aid publications

Scholarship Resources for Undocumented Students

General affordability resources

FAFSA Changes for 2017-18

Raise Me – get scholarships from colleges for high school achievements

For DREAMers and DACA students


Gap Year
Transferring Colleges

community college students planning to transfer

For Athletes

Jeffrey Durso-Finley's book

Understanding Athletic Recruiting


NCAA Eligibility Center

Be Recruited website (recommended by College Vale)

Website for posting film highlights

NHHEAF College Planning Guide for Student Athletes

NACAC Tips for Student Athletes & Families

For Students Seeking Additional/Special Support Programs

Campus Pride Trans Policy clearinghouse

Illinois ACAC Presentation supporting document provided by Heather Saylor (York High School, IL, CJ Jones and Zachary George (DePaul University ,IL), with outside resources from Youth Outlook.  Certainly not an exhaustive list, but a good starting point.

Achieving in Higher Education (AHEADD)

College Living Experience