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Career & College Information: Resources

Preparing for College and Beyond

Learn About Yourself (CFNC)     
Mapping Your Future        
College Majors        
Princeton Review   - College Profiles     
U.S. News and Reports: College Rankings 

Career Information Web Links

America's Career InfoNet     Career profiles, including salaries, projected openings, rate of growth, etc.

BigFuture: Explore Careers     Links interests to career options and college majors. College information also included.Created by the College Board.

Career Overview     Choose from the list of career choices to find specific jobs within a general area.

College Foundation of North Carolina     CFNC is a free service of the State of North Carolina that helps students plan, apply, and pay for college. 

College     This site lets you research a variety of careers plus gives tips on how to do job searches, resumes, cover letters, etc. 

Exploring Career Information     From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site is geared toward young people looking to explore career ideas.

The Fun Works     (For careers you never knew existed) - Specifically for elementary and high school students, explore lots of career options, even unusual ones.

Occupational Outlook Handbook     Career exploration from the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Includes information on careers, training needed, salaries, job description and outlook for employment.

Occupational Wage Tables     Published by the Department of Labors' Bureau of Labor Statistics, this guide has employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations.

Economic Research Institute     Cost of living comparison and cost of living calculators.

UniXL Education and Career Information Portal     Look for information on various fields of study and the degrees/careers associated with them.  Online degree programs.


Make the Most of Your Visit


Virtual Campus Tours
Website that helps students go on tour virtually.
CampusTours provides video tours, campus maps and mobile walking tours so that you can tour a campus without actually being there.
eCampusTours allows you to visit colleges virtually and create a portfolio so you can have a better idea of what college is the best fit for you.

Choosing and Planning for College

  GVRL Career & College eBooks

Check out GVRL for more ebooks on this topic.

Test Prep Help : ACT, SAT, AP, ASVAB

   GVRL Test Prep eBooks

Testing Prep : More resources on the Media Center Webpage


College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) is a free service of the State of North Carolina that helps students plan, apply, and pay for college.

The Common Application

Scholarship Listings

       Scholarships Listing

Mrs. Colella posts available scholarship listings here. Keep track of new postings.

Packing for College - Don't Forget Anything