College Planning Timeline

 

Colleges, Universities, Vocational Schools

Career Exploration

The following links will provide students with information that allows them to research careers, helping them make connections between things they are learning in school and the jobs they will pursue in the future.

Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid, an office of the U. S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school. 

  • FinAidFree scholarship search
  • Financial Aid - U. S. Dept of Education (FAFSA APPLICATION)

Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)

  • (ISAC) Student informationFinancial Aid for a College Education, FAFSA on the Web, College Awareness and Preparation, Mapping Your Future, and Federal Student Aid Information For Students
  • (ISAC) Parent informationFTC Scholarship Scams Site, College Awareness and Preparation, Mapping Your Future, and Federal Student Aid Information for Parents

Scholarships

The following links help locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background.

Job Search Resources

The following links provide comprehensive job and career information including:  career counseling, job and resume web sites, networking and contact information, and interview preparation.