Useful Websites

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Career:

www.bls.gov/oco – Bureau of Labor and Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook
www.cacareerzone.org – Interactive career assessment program
https://www.cacareerzone.org/budget/ – Discover whether your lifestyle dreams financially fit your career dreams
www.dir.ca.gov/databases/das/aigstart.asp– San Diego apprenticeship program information
www.jobsmadereal.com – Designed with the YouTube generation in mind, great video career resource
www.military.com – General information about all military branches
www.mymajors.com – Discover what majors may suit your talents, interests and academic aptitude.
www.sandiegojobcorps.org  – Free career  training programs for youth 16-18
http://lmi.workforce.org/home  – San Diego County career workforce trends and projected labor market information.

College:

www.californiacolleges.edu – California independent colleges information (2yr/4yr)
www.assist.org  – Community college  resource for transfer information
www.cccco.edu  – Links to all California Community Colleges
www.collegeresults.org – Research college retention and graduation rates
www.commonapp.org  –Common application for nearly 700 colleges/universities
www.csumentor.edu  – CSU information for planning and admissions
www.ctcl.org  – Colleges that Change Lives homepage
www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/feewaiver/Pages/default.aspx – Site for college application fee waiver eligibility and the fee waiver form
www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator – National Center for Education Statistics is an excellent comprehensive college search site
www.porcelina.net/freeapps – List of schools with FREE or reduced college applications
www.portfolioday.net  – National Portfolio Day information for visual art students
www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions  – University of California on-line application and undergraduate admissions site.

Testing:

www.actstudent.org  – ACT information and registration
www.collegeboard.com  – SAT Reasoning and Subject Test information and registration
www.fairtest.org  – SAT and ACT test optional schools

Athletics:

www.naia.cstv.com  – National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
www.ncaa.org  – National Collegiate Athletic Association website
www.ncaastudent.org  – Guidebook for the college-bound student athlete

Financial Aid/Scholarships:

www.csac.ca.gov  – Detailed information on financial aid
www.calvet.ca.gov/veteran-services-benefits/education – CaLVet, California Department of Veterans Affairs
www.fafsa.ed.gov  – Free Application for Federal Student Aid
www.fastweb.com – FREE scholarship search site
www.finaid.org  – Student guide to financial aid
www.profileonline.collegeboard.com  – CSS Profile
www.vets.gov/gi-bill-comparison-tool – GI Bill Comparison Tool
www.wue.wiche.edu  – Western Undergraduate Exchange. Student residents of WICHE states may enroll at participating two and four-year college programs outside of their home state at a reduced tuition rate.