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Career: – Bureau of Labor and Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook – Interactive career assessment program – Discover whether your lifestyle dreams financially fit your career dreams– San Diego apprenticeship program information – Designed with the YouTube generation in mind, great video career resource – General information about all military branches – Discover what majors may suit your talents, interests and academic aptitude.  – Free career  training programs for youth 16-18  – San Diego County career workforce trends and projected labor market information.

College: – California independent colleges information (2yr/4yr)  – Community college  resource for transfer information  – Links to all California Community Colleges – Research college retention and graduation rates  –Common application for 800+ colleges/universities– CSU information for planning, campus admissions information and the CalState Apply application  – Colleges that Change Lives homepage – Site for college application fee waiver eligibility and the fee waiver form – National Center for Education Statistics is an excellent comprehensive college search site – List of schools with FREE or reduced college applications  – National Portfolio Day information for visual art students – RACC – Regional Admissions Counselors of California  – University of California on-line application and undergraduate admissions site.

Testing:  – ACT information and registration  – SAT Reasoning and Subject Test information and registration  – SAT and ACT test optional schools

Athletics:  – National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics – National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) website  – Guidebook for the college-bound student athlete

Financial Aid/Scholarships:  – Detailed information on financial aid – CaLVet, California Department of Veterans Affairs  – Free Application for Federal Student Aid – FREE scholarship search site  – Student guide to financial aid  – CSS Profile – GI Bill Comparison Tool  – 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.