Career Explorations
There are a number of sites on the internet designed to help middle and high school students explore their interests and strengths. With this information you can research related career areas and identify the training needed.. We have listed several sites below. If you know of more sites, please e-mail them to Mr. Lee at stevenl@ckschools.org.

Beginning in 2006, the University of Washington stopped automatically admitting top students based on their high-school grades. Read about it here. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/
2002542775_admissions06m.html

 
CollegeBoard - A good source for connecting students to college opportunties (collegeboard tests like SAT, college planning, applications, financial information). www.collegeboard.com
Washington States Guaranteed Education Tuition Program www.get.wa.gov
Virtual Job Shadows - An award-winning career exploration Web site for students to get an inside look at life on the job, and to learn the skills and education needed to attain these jobs. Students can hear advice on making their dream careers a reality through the use of streaming video, interactive questions and answers and relevant text information and links. www.virtualjobshadow.com
Scholarships and Loans for Military Families Scholarships and Loans
Neuvoo Job Search Information www.neuvoo.com/jobs
U.S. Department of Education www.ed.gov
Monster www.monster.com
Your Future www.yourfuture.org
College Planning http://www.collegeplan.org
Fast Web collage search, financial aide www.fastweb.com
U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps www.seacadets.org
Occupational Outlook Handbook www.bls.gov/oco
Career planning, scholarships searches, college planning and selection,online college admission applications, online student loan applications. www.AESmentor.org
Reference tool for high School student athletes that contains information on playing high school sports and preparing for college.If sports are big at your high school,you have to check out this site. http://www.eduinreview.com/Education-Finder/College-Champs/
Career planning, scholarship searches, college planning, and
 much more, specific to the Historically Black College and University network.
http://www.hbcunetwork.com
Explore Colleges, Scholarship Search, Rankings of Colleges, Free Monthly Newsletter www.princetonreview.com

 

U. S. News - Best Colleges  (College rankings with focus on Business and Engineering), directories of colleges, comparison tools http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/
rankings/rankindex_brief.php
EducationPlanner.com is your one-stop college shop. We have the information you need to choose a college or university, apply, then pay. http://www.educationplanner.com/index.html
Welcome to YouCanDealWithIt.com!Our goal is to provide you with the tools and resources that will help you plan your financial future…now! As you explore the site, you will discover tips, features, and steps to follow that will provide a framework for a lifetime of financial success. http://www.youcandealwithit.com/
AES helps you succeed by giving you the tools to plan for higher education and find money for school, as well as allowing you to manage your student loan account online. http://www.aessuccess.org/
A series of free study guides on a variety of standardized tests commonly utilized for admissions, licensing, and educational assessment. This site represents the efforts of educators in Minnesota and is made possible by a generous grant from the McNamara Educational Trust. Together we have developed a series of free study guides on a variety of standardized tests commonly utilized for admissions, licensing, and educational assessment. http://www.studyguidezone.com/