Use the following helpful links in your college planning process. Check back frequently. Many items will be updated on a regular basis. Other items will be added to Counselor’s Corner as they become available.
The Purpose Challenge – Reflect on and refine your sense of purpose
O*NET Interest Profiler at My Next Move– What am I interested in?
MyMajors – Where to I begin to figure out what I want to study in college?
Career Interests and Work Environment Assessment – Find your career area and favorite work environment.
Career Information System – A comprehensive site that provides help concerning:
- What do I want to do with my future?
Interest inventories to discover what I’d like to do for a career
Skill inventories to discover what I am good at
Career cluster inventories to see what career areas suite me
- What careers will my interests and abilities lead me to?
What education do I need for that career?
What can I expect to make as an income in that career?
What are the future job opportunities in that career
How do I find a college that provides what I am looking for?
Find Online Teat Prep programs for ACT / SAT and more. Free for LHS students.
How To Choose A College – Great resources to support your college search
Commonapp.org – Great resources to support your college search
University of Illinois Admissions Blog – Tools to help you find your school of choice
Collegeboard.org/quickstart – A tool for juniors after completing the PSAT
Bigfuture.collegeboard.org– A comprehensive college planning site from The College Board
College Greenlight – Tools for first generation and under-represented students
Accredited Schools Online – The Ultimate Guide to TRADE & VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS