College Planning

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.  

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.

 

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